Tag: Brixton Rec

Afewee junior Vivien Parsons on England boxing talent programme

Brixton amateur boxer Vivien Parsons, 15, from the Afewee club was scouted by England coaches during her impressive performances at the recent England Boxing...

Football team raise money for cancer treatment

South London five-a-side football team Samba Quays are reuniting 10 years after their last competitive fixture to play...

Brixton’s Afewee at the Palace of Westminster

A government minister made time on one of the busiest days in the recent history of Parliament to meet three coaches from Brixton’s Afewee...

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...

Ballers aim for top three finish

Brixton Ballers are aiming for another top-three finish as they prepare for a new season in the Third Division South of the National Wheelchair Basketball...

Brixton Rec to be home for new kids’ fencing project

Imperium Investments and the Brixton Fencing Club have joined forces in a campaign to allow children across Lambeth to experience fencing. The initiative, called the...

Brixton Design Trail: a look back at the highlights

  A week of fun, reflection and lots and lots of love.  Binki Taylor, organiser of this year’s Brixton Design Trail looks back at some...

Brixton teen wins national boxing contest

A Brixton teenager who dreams of emulating Britain’s top boxers has become the first person at his local boxing club to win a national...
Msafiri Zawose

What’s On – 15-21 November

Tuesday 15 Brixton Rec Frititi Pan-African dance classes with Nii Tagoe and his drummers are back in the Rec on Tuesdays to bring the joys of...
Silver Fit cheerleaders

What’s on – 8-14 November

Tuesday 8 Brixton Jamm The National Union of Students has teamed up with  Jamm for a warm-up gig ahead of its United for Education national demonstration on 19...

Brixton station provides platform for Rec celebrations

  Historic England chose Brixton station platform as the venue for its official announcement of the listing of The Rec and the bronze sculptures that have graced...

Brixton’s Rec and platform sculptures win Historic England listing

Historic England today (3 November) announced Grade II listing for two Brixton landmarks – the Rec and the sculpture Platforms Piece on Brixton overground...

Girl power at the Rec as new sports programme launches

Over 120 girls from schools across Lambeth came together at Brixton Rec for the launch of “This Girl Can”, a programme designed to encourage...

Basketball classic draws record crowds at Brixton Rec

A host of Britain’s best young basketball players got the chance to showcase their skills in front of a packed crowd at the Brixton...

Brixton Rec nominated to become listed building

An architectural organisation has applied to Historic England for the Brixton Recreation Centre to become a listed building. DOCOMOMO, a non-profit organisation devoted to the documentation...

Topcats take on Wildcats in WBBL Play-Offs

Brixton Topcats landed the final WBBL Play-Off spot and a contest against the Nottingham Wildcats after a hard fought victory against Manchester Mystics at...