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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

High Trees wins grant for language support programme

  High Trees Community Development Trust in Tulse Hill has been awarded three-year funding to run a “Strength in Words” programme. The grant from the City...
Young reader on Beanstalk programme

Charity seeks volunteers to help Brixton pupils with reading

Volunteers in Brixton have been helping primary school children become more confident readers in a support programme by Beanstalk. The literacy charity recruits volunteers to...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Soup Kitchen lawyers premiere Brixton on Trial

Brixton was yesterday (11 February) the setting for the premiere of a unique new film, an education drama that explains how a criminal trial...
Tom Nixon with Heath and Nobby

From hoof to loaf – Brixton pupils see the start of wheat’s journey

Pupils from Brixton’s Hill Mead primary school were in Ruskin Park today to see shire horses Nobby and Heath plough another heritage wheat growing...

BIGKID charity raises funds for Christmas presents

South london-based youth charity BIGKID Foundation has been raising funds from the local community to buy Christmas presents for young people in Lambeth who...
Trial Lawyer in film made by Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen

Brixton lawyers who turn nobody away

 Lawyers in the Soup Kitchen recently made the first ever film to be allowed in the Royal Courts of Justice. The organisation Twanieka Alcindor...
Danielle working on film project

Crowdfunding campaign rises to the challenge

We Rise, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money and support for three-month outreach campaign aimed at providing more meaning work experience to...
Young carers taking part in a Create music workshop

Time off for young carers to socialise and get creative

  Young carers in Lambeth aged 12 to 18 have been working with multi-arts project Create. The programme, designed to give them social and creative time...

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Brixton to Siberia by Nissan Micra

Sam Mellor and Tom Page, aka Team Togrog, set off to Prague from Brixton on 16 July in a Nissan Micra “write off” to...
Tai Chi enthusiasts at Brixton Windmill Gardens

Brixton Windmill Gardens wins Green Flag award

Windmill Gardens in Brixton has been recognised by the Green Flag Award Scheme  as one of the very best green spaces in the UK....

Jim Davidson gets (back) on his bike in aid of hospice

Herne Hill picture framer Jim Davidson (65 today), showed uncommon grit and determination on Saturday 28 June when he completed the 350-plus miles of...

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Food organisations to tackle waste at Lambeth Country Show

The Lambeth Food Partnership is working with the Lambeth Country Show team to reduce the amount of food waste going to landfill from the...
Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...
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Olive Morris collective says memorial must not be lost

Olive Morris was a community activist in South London who died aged 27 in 1979. In 1986 the Brixton Black Women’s group, of which...