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April 24, 2018, No comments

(sponsored blogpost) It’s coming this Saturday 28 April! The first ever Brixton Disco Festival celebrating 40 years of disco – and celebrating Brixton – with live music, DJs, screenings, talks, […]

Brixton punk rock duo TOMMYANDMARY

Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

December 8, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk roc ...

Big Fish Little Fish: family rave

Home Office’s loss is baby clubbers’ gain

October 3, 2017, Comments Off on Home Office’s loss is baby clubbers’ gain

  Brixton resident Hannah Saunders waved goodbye to a high-flying career in the Home Office to run DJ and glow-stick raves with a difference. Her ...

Brixton busker is through to the final of the London Mayor’s busking competition

August 25, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton busker is through to the final of the London Mayor’s busking competition

Maeve Fitzpatrick, a 16-year old from Brixton is through to the finals of the Mayor of London’s busking competition. Of the 1,700 people who app ...

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    Summer activities at Brockwell Park Greenhouses
    August 12, 2017, Comments Off on Summer activities at Brockwell Park Greenhouses

    Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses summer events are in full swing, and there’s something for everyone.  At Sunday Pizzas you can roll the dough and fire up your own pizza. There’s […]

  • Don Letts
    Legend Don Letts presents a history of reggae
    July 27, 2017, Comments Off on Legend Don Letts presents a history of reggae

    (Sponsored post) It is generally agreed that iconic punk reggae DJ Don Letts is the man who single handedly turned a whole generation of punks onto reggae back in the […]

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    Ride the Brixton Wave
    July 23, 2017, 2 Comments

    Brixton Wave, the brand-new summer festival, building on all that is good about one of London’s most famous areas, is coming soon. The two-day event on Friday, 11 August and […]

  • Cover of album Dog Heart City by Roger Robinson
    Roger Robinson’s music is work that must be heard today
    July 7, 2017, Comments Off on Roger Robinson’s music is work that must be heard today

    Jack Howson meets Roger Robinson, the creator of an album that was powerful before Grenfell Tower and is now heartbreaking as well Listening to Roger Robinson’s masterful concept album Dog […]

  • Gala Festival
    Brixton Gala festival celebrates its second year
    July 4, 2017, Comments Off on Brixton Gala festival celebrates its second year

    Brixton is one of the most vibrant and diverse yet still emphatically convivial places in London – and I would argue the entire United Kingdom. Joe Wallen reports on this […]

  • D. Wayne of the band Alabama 3
    Alabama 3 back in their spiritual home
    June 4, 2017, Comments Off on Alabama 3 back in their spiritual home

    Jamila Omar looks at the present and past 20 years of a trailblazing Brixton band The Alabama 3’s incendiary debut album Exile on Coldharbour Lane fused techno with country and […]