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...
Interior of the new learning centre

Brixton Windmill appeal enters last week … what can you spare to help?

Donations to Brixton Windmill’s fundraising appeal for its new education centre reached a peak of £1,605 yesterday (25 June) and two anonymous donors to...
Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

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Picture of Team Togrog on Brixton Station Road before setting off for Prague from Brixton

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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Sonia Winifred, Lambeth council cabinet member for equalities and culture, with the young performers

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...
Street participating in Car Free Day

Help available to host a local Play Street on Car Free Day

Lambeth communities are being urged to organise regular “play streets” by closing their road for a few hours a week or month. Car Free Day,...
Picture of waste food

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...