What’s on in Brixton: 18 – 24 April

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Your guide to what’s happening in Brixton this week


Tuesday 19 April: Past Reflections: The African Impression on the World: join leading historians Onyeka Nubia and Robin Walker at the Black Cultural Archive to unravel the important links between African civilisations and the settlements in early European history. This is the second lecture in the Past Reflections series at the Black Cultural Archives. £10. 6.30pm to 9pm.

Tuesday 19:  Lady Skins, Meat Candy and Bo Gritz are live at The Windmill. £2. 7pm. 22 Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5BZ.

Wednesday 20: Brixton Rec User Group (BRUG) hosts Young Rec Stars at 6.30 pm Rec Conference Room Level 5. Joshua, 16, signed for Brentford and playing in the England under 18 team (subject to Brentford’s permission). Trana, 11, playing football and learning boxing. Amine, 14, up and coming Afewee boxer. All Rec Users are welcome: parents and children; teenagers; aspiring stars; keep fit enthusiasts; and leisure users.

Friday 21:  Kygo returns to the UK in 2016 to take it to the next level as he embarks on his Cloud Nine worldwide tour, playing his debut headline show at O2 Academy Brixton. £20. 7pm.

Saturday 23: Learn how to screen print without a studio with while up-cycling unloved items with your own designs. £11 including materials but bring your own item to print. Tickets and details online for classes at 11:00 and 13:15 at Pop Brixton, part of Afroretro Happy Fashion Day.

Saturday 23: Following on from a successful fundraiser in 2015, The Windmill is holding another Rock For Nepal on the anniversary of the huge earthquake that tore so many communities apart. It may not be headline news these days but there’s still much work to be done, and they’ve once again teamed up with a couple of direct action charities to provide what Nepali communities need. There are nine live bands playing including London-based Nepali metalloids Symbol of Orion. £5. 4pm onwards. The Windmill, 22 Blenheim Gardens, SW2 5BZ.

Sunday 24: The Brixton Exchange 2 at Effraspace, Brixton, is day of short creative exchanges and workshops from Anchor and Magnet, an artist’s project based in Brixton exploring migration, place and identity, using creative ways to talk about Brixton’s community heritage – what it is, how we hold on to it, and what we can learn from others. The aim is to explore whats happening in Brixton in the context of current changes in London and across the world. For more info and booking see their website.

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Anna McKie is News Editor for the Brixton Blog and Bugle

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