Brixton's Granville Arcade in 1961
April 17, 2014, 2 Comments

85,000 films of archived footage have been uploaded to Youtube in an unprecedented move by British Pathé. The renowned newsreel archive has some genuine treasures from Brixton’s history ranging from powerful [...]

Inside Brixton Market

A Book For Brixton Village

November 8, 2013, 4 Comments

I am pleased and slightly apprehensive to tell you that Brixton Village is getting its own cookbook next year. The pleasure comes from the fact the bo ...


New wine venture ‘Champagne and Fromage’ granted licence in Brixton Village

July 19, 2013, 6 Comments

By Will Bedingfield A new venture called Champagne and Fromage has been granted an alcohol licence for a unit in Granville Arcade. The shop and wineta ...

Granville Arcade, or "Brixton Village" pic by Laura Spargo

New bistro ‘Champagne and Fromage’ applies for licence in Brixton Village

May 17, 2013, 16 Comments

A new venture, called Champagne and Fromage, has applied for an alcohol licence for a unit in Granville Arcade. The application to serve alcohol at Un ...

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    Exploring Brixton’s hand-painted signs
    March 31, 2013, 2 Comments

    US-born, Brixton-based, sign-painter Bella Pace writes in praise of Brixton’s appreciation of the hand-painted sign and explores some historic and more recent varieties (photo gallery below). Look at a really [...]

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    Review: Fish, Wings & Tings
    November 8, 2012, 6 Comments

    By Lindsay Faller Fish, Wings & Tings, 96 Coldharbour Lane, 020 7733 3401 I’ve got to be honest, I had never really even considered eating at Fish Wings & Tings until [...]