Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry

Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry “Guess how much?” I say, grinning and holding up a jar of honey, a whole...

Should not this Brixton martyr be remembered with a real blue...

Nearly 100 years ago events in Brixton drew the attention of people ranging from Clement Attlee to Marcus Garvey. Local resident Fergus O’Farrell recalls...

Afewee founder Steadman Scott’s Biggest Surprise

Steadman Scott, founder of Brixton’s renowned Afewee Academy, will feature on prime-time TV this Saturday (22 September) when he is honoured by the National...

‘All of life is on display in Brixton. So I photographed...

Photographer Charlie Clift celebrates the life and soul of Brixton in a new photography exhibition now open at Pop Brixton. "It's the characterful people of...

Death announced of Brixton councillor Matt Parr

Matt Parr, who represented Coldharbour ward in central Brixton on Lambeth council, has died at the age of 61. He was first elected as a...

Brixton coach poached by Tooting & Mitcham

A COACH of a football project founded on a Brixton council estate has become the new joint manager of Tooting and Mitcham. Ashley Bosah,...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

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...

Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now...

Brixton photographer Fiona Freund has an exhibition of her work opening in the Lounge on Atlantic Road on Monday (14 May). It’s based on a...

Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s clothing in those pre-Lycra...

Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith

What is the Brixton BID? Delores Williams finds out from director Michael Smith. Listen in yourself …     People, like myself, may see the word BID...

Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour

Sacha Harrison meets Shaun Wilson, Head Miller at our wonderfully unlikely urban windmill. And bags a recipe for hyper-local home baking. Despite the gluten free...

High Spirits: Myatts Fields Cocktails

We meet local boutique cocktail makers Myatts Fields Cocktails Brixtonians Clemency and Cyrus (also husband and wife) found a somewhat unusual route into boutique cocktail...

Brixton Calling: Talking with Blacker Dread

Monday night (12 March) sees the first television showing of a new documentary by BAFTA award-winning director Molly Dineen about legendary Brixton figure Blacker...

Brixton legend Blacker Dread in new documentary

Blacker Dread, whose music store where Market Row meets Coldharbour Lane was an essential part of an earlier Brixton, is the subject of a...

Posy Bernstein’s Dating Diary

Measuring up Today I cried at my mother’s kitchen table about being single. She said: “Have you tried any of those weird tinder things?”  “Noooo” I cried...
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