New Cross Fire anniversary march organisers call for big turnout

To mark the 40th anniversary of the New Cross Fire and the Black People’s Day of Action which followed it, a commemoration march is...

Holocaust Memorial Day in Lambeth

Writer Anna Blasiak will discuss the life and times of Holocaust survivor Lili Stern-Pohlmann in an online event on Monday (25 January) at 7pm...

Britain’s first Black pop star to be honoured in Brixton

Sixty-six years ago today a Black woman was top of the Christmas pops in the UK. Winifred Atwell’s Let’s Have Another Party went to No...

New Brixton mural honours Ty

A new permanent Brixton mural paying homage to UK hip-hop artist Ty, who passed away in May due to complications related to Covid-19, was revealed today...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton's Windrush Square. A council report says the...

Google honours Brixton activist Olive Morris

Brixton activist Olive Morris – a member of the Windrush Generation – is the subject of today’s (26 June) Google Doodle – the small...

Windrush Day extra

We have videos of Brixton events connected to Windrush Day … ITV made a short film of people in Brixton talking about Windrush Day and...

A Windrush Top Ten

Brixton’s Champion Agency, which created the theme for today’s Windrush Day celebration, has also put together a Windrush Top 10. It has been compiled by...

Singing in the street – Brixton celebrates Windrush Day

https://youtu.be/n-IPlM3sPm0 Brixton celebrated Windrush Day by singing the new and specially created version of You Can Get It If You Really Want that was broadcast...

Plaque to mark 40 years since Bob Marley’s last London appearance

Forty years ago this month, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their largest UK concert in South London as part of the 1980 “Uprising”...

Join in to celebrate Windrush Day

  This year there is greater need than ever to commemorate and celebrate the arrival of the Empire Windrush and the people aboard. Those who...

Get out and sing to celebrate Windrush Day

Lambeth residents are invited to join in a borough-wide door-step mass singing of Desmond Dekker and the Aces’ You Can Get It If You...

Brixton’s Windrush Square hosts Remembrance Sunday

Brixton again hosted a Remembrance Sunday event yesterday (10 November) at the African and Caribbean war and peace memorial in Windrush Square. It was followed...

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Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...