Children from Hill Mead Primary with their illuminations

Winter Windows switch on at Brixton’s The Department Store

Brixton’s The Department Store switches on its window illuminations today Friday 30 November at 4.30pm. Winter Windows is a collaboration between architects Squire and...
Levi Roots

St Andrews celebrates 200 years with Levi Roots and Joanna Lumley

St Andrew's C of E primary school in Stockwell celebrates its 200th anniversary today – St Andrew’s Day. The highlight of week-long celebrations at the...
Hill Mead primary pupils outside he Department Store

Hill Mead school’s winter windows light up Brixton

  There was a buzz of excitement as children and parents from Brixton's Hill Mead primary gathered outside Brixton's Department Store to see their handiwork...
John Bercow with Miranda Brawn

Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...
Windrush solidarity banner

British Library launches Windrush Stories online learning resource

Britain’s national library is launching Windrush Stories, a free educational web resource that marks 70 years since the arrival of Empire Windrush, to coincide...
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...
Girls football match

South London’s own penalty shoot‑out

There was more than one important penalty shoot-out yesterday – and it was a lot nearer home. Archbishop Sumner primary school girls’ football team took...

Anti-pollution “Green Screen” installed at Brixton’s Corpus Christi Primary

On Tuesday 18 June, as part of Lambeth Clean Air Week, saw the unveiling of a 'green screen' alongside the playground of Corpus Christi...

Brixton schools group wins major arts research award

  The Brixton Learning Collaborative (BLC), in partnership with the local Windmill Cluster of schools,  is one of six UK organisations this year to receive...
Dolls' house in a shoe box

Make a dolls’ house in a shoe box in Brixton Department Store

Make a dolls' house in a shoebox Downstairs at The Department Store in Brixton and raise money for Shelter at the same time. Your shoebox...
Ad for one day entrepreneurs course StartUp Brixton 23 June 2018

StartUp Brixton: learn how to turn passion into income

StartUp Brixton is back after a year’s break on 23 June. Emma Lange explains how young entrepreneurs can learn how to turn an interest...
Sunday football training in Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park school sports veto was ‘wrong advice’

Brixton schools that tried to book Brockwell Park for sports days were told by Lambeth council’s leisure provider GLL that it had been advised...
Jubilee Primary listen to the music

Brixton’s Jubilee Primary School pupils join in the music

Children, families and teachers at Jubilee Primary School were treated to a concert by a string quartet last month, as the charity London Music...
Computer generated image of Squire & Partners’ design for the new learning centre

Work to start soon on Brixton Windmill learning centre

Work is finally about to begin on Brixton Windmill’s education centre. A contractor has been chosen and construction is due to start soon and...

Skunk Anansie’s Skin calls for arts for all

The arts, especially music, should be available to all young people, says Brixton-born Skunk Anansie singer Skin. As a result of funding cutbacks, many youth...

Sir Lenny Henry launches national scheme at Brixton school

One of Britain’s most popular performers visited a Brixton school today (15 March) to promote a national scheme to boost drama education that was...

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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...