Café Max set to return to Brixton arches

  Café Max owner Zelia Alves Figueira will be among the first to return to its premises in Brixton Station Road arches. Zelia, with husband Joao...

Village food shop on awards shortlist

Guzzl, the Brixton Village food shop, owned and run by long-time Brixton resident Andrew Murray-Watson, has been shortlisted in the Best Deli and Best...

Brixton Brewery joins youth violence fundraiser celebrating women’s day

Breweries collaborate on International Women’s Day brewing event for families affected by knife crime epidemic Brixton Brewery has joined forces with Newham’s Earth Station brewery...

Brixton’s saucer inspiration

Steve Powdrill meets Brixton freelancers who run their businesses from café tables and hotdesking workspaces The life of a freelance is tough. Whether your trade...

Brixton launch for new creative enterprise zone

  The creative studios and workshops of Lambeth are to be the hub of one of London’s new creative enterprise zones (CEZ), London mayor Sadiq...

Be overwhelmed by the satisfaction of creating your design with your...

The Colour Press is a Brixton-based company that is making positive social change through artisan stationery for South London. Founded by Emma Powell, a...

Brixton Hill recording studio Octagon refurbished.

Step into Octagon London recording studio at the bottom of Brixton Hill, and you seem a world away from the mayhem. Having been making...

Developers reveal plans for 250-bed hotel in central Brixton

  A 250-bed hotel is to be the centrepiece of the £40 million redevelopment of one of Brixton’s biggest run-down buildings, the former Quin and...

Europhiles say it with Brixton beer

A group of passionate pro-Europeans has turned to Brixton’s Clarkshaws Brewery to create a beer that celebrates the principles of the European Single Market:...

Developer plans six-storey office block on Electric Avenue

Another familiar piece of Brixton town centre is set to be knocked down to make way for a new development. The owners of 9-15...

Council consults on Brixton Street Market Action Plan

Lambeth council has launched on online consultation on its Brixton Street Market Masterplan and Action Plan. The deadline for responses is 19 October. Have...

Refurbished Brixton arches offered for rent

Ten arches and eight kiosks on Atlantic Road are being marketed for letting by commercial property specialists Grant Mills Wood under the name “Brixton...

Network Rail arches sold

The new owners of thousands of railway arches, including those in Brixton and Herne Hill that are currently being controversially refurbished, have pledged to...

BDT: Bringing the Belonging to Brixton

Brixton Design Trail (BDT) launches on 15 September as part of the London Design Festival. This year’s theme – We Belong – explores and...

‘No pot of gold’ for independent Brixton businesses

Elly Foster of Market House on Coldharbour Lane, joint chair of the Brixton Business Improvement District, has warned that there could be more closures...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Something’s brewing: London Beer Lab

Abby Jones meets the brew dogs at London Beer Lab. It feels like the beginning of Spring and that’s beer weather. I popped in to...

CULTURE

MUSIC HIGH FIVE: Helen McDonald shares her musical faves

…where we hi-five local musical movers and shakers. We ask five questions to get to know the people who play regularly or contribute in...
Mandela Exhibition picture

Mandela in a new light