Vision for Brixton: are creatives and politicians on the same page

Brixton’s creative community slugs it out with the ‘establishment’ as they pitch their vision for  Brixton against that of politicians, planners, construction and finance....
Photo of Syrian food

Sign up for the next Brixton Syrian supper club

Enjoy a delicious dinner, live music, and support a good cause at the same time.  The next Syrian Supper Club takes place in Brixton...
Poster for workshop on 15 September Getting Attention

Tips to make yourself heard workshop at Community Base

Make Some Noise! Getting people's attention and keeping it is a workshop at Brixton Community Base on Saturday 15 September run by Project Dirt...
Reflections a CGI image of Brixton Design Trail installation's outside Brixton Tube

Brixton talent prepares to go on show

Brixton Design Trail will once again bring local people, creatives and organisations together from 15 to 23 September. The theme of this year’s trail...
One of the paintings by Abe Odedina that will be on display in the Department Store

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...
Flyer for the News Club Brixton Library 11 September

Brixton’s News Club kicks off with expert panel and hot topics

  News Club is a fortnightly discussion event that combines a panel of experts with an audience of local news-hounds to dissect the week’s stories...
Rock Against Racism Programme Back Cover

Rock Against Racism 40 years on – an echo that must get louder

  Forty years ago this month the biggest party ever held in Brockwell Park took place under the banner Rock Against Racism. On 24 September...
Groundwork event

Bite-sized food waste workshops

The Brixton Pound Café will be one of the venues for free “bite-sized” workshops on food waste for Lambeth residents organised by the charity...

Brixton Chamber Orchestra at Cressingham Gardens

  The Cressingham Gardens Rotunda – one of the many things that makes the demolition-threatened estate special – hosted a concert by the Brixton Chamber...
Brixton Arches

Protests hit Network Rail arches sell-off

Network Rail’s attempts to sell its railway arches and other property is being hit by the campaign group Guardians of the Arches. As we reported...
Ritzy workers in Windrush Square at the weekend

Picturehouse seeks to vary planning condition for new Lambeth cinema

Picturehouse cinemas, the owner of Brixton’s Ritzy, is seeking to vary the terms of Lambeth council’s planning conditions for its new cinema in West...
Sacked union reps (l-r)Tom McKain, Marc Cowan and Natalie Parsons outside the Ritzy in Brixton

Ritzy union reps were unfairly dismissed

  Union representatives at Brixton’s Ritzy Cinema were unfairly dismissed, an employment tribunal has ruled. Workers at the Ritzy have been campaigning over several years to...
Windrush solidarity banner

Brixton event will discuss Windrush Generation and ‘hostile environment’

Local Labour party activists are organising an educational event in Brixton to explore Home Office policies in the light of what has been happening...

Protest demands democracy in Lambeth

Campaigners against Lambeth council policies on estate demolition, libraries, local parks and more put the local into National Democracy Week yesterday (3 July) with a...
Brixton Windmill

Brixton Windmill sails past funding target

Brixton Windmill’s Crowdfunder appeal for its new education centre raised more than £15,000 from nearly 200 supporters – comfortably passing its original target of...
Packet of Brixton Road cigarettes

Brixton Road fags promote Car Free Day plan

Students from Brixton’s School of Communications Arts created another striking and memorable campaign yesterday (3 July) when they distributed packs of “Brixton Road” cigarettes...

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School Ground Sounds young people making music

School Ground Sounds young artists make and record music from scratch

Brixton based School Ground Sounds has produced an eight-track album working with ten young people who wrote, performed and created the music. The charity works...
John Ruskin bicentenary event at at Ruskin Park

Help Ruskin Park friends celebrate bicentenary

The Friends of Ruskin Park are crowdfunding to raise the money for a programme of events and celebrations this summer in to mark the...

Be a green volunteer

Volunteers are already at work in Brixton’s Slade Gardens after it became one of a handful of local city greening projects to get significant funding...

LATEST CAMPAIGN NEWS

Mark Healey of HCAW; Chery Lewis; Donatus Anyanwu; and Louise Holden, London disability hate crime project manager for Inclusion London, an organisation that supports more than 70 deaf and disabled organisations in every London borough

Brixton marks 20th anniversary of nail bombing

Campaigners against hate crime and a representative of the mayor of Lambeth last night joined others on Electric Avenue to mark the 20th anniversary of...
Extinction Rebellion protest at Marble Arch

Local activists to the fore in Extinction Rebellion protest

Lambeth and Brixton members of the Extinction Rebellion (XR) campaign took part in the recent protests in London that closed roads and led to...
illustration of Believe in Tomorrow garden by brixton designer for RHS show

Help crowdfund for children’s Believe in Tomorrow garden

A Brixton gardener will be presenting her ideas to get more children outdoors at the RHS Hampton Court Flower Show in July writes Emma...