Brixton event aims to keep people out of prison

How to stop offending and re-offending will be tackled at a Brixton event by people who have personal experience of the criminal justice system. A...

Exhibition marks 100 years of the Stockwell war memorial and its...

An exhibition to commemorate the centenary of the unveiling of Stockwell War Memorial on 3 May 1922 will run from Saturday 30 April to...

Brixton, and the world, remember Darcus Howe

People from all over the world online joined Brixton residents and distinguished visitors to see a plaque honouring Darcus Howe unveiled on Railton Road...

Blue plaque for Darcus Howe on Brixton’s Railton Road

One of Brixton’s biggest and most significant characters, Darcus Howe, will be honoured by the unveiling of a blue plaque on Railton Road next...

Brixton remembers in Windrush Square

Remembrance Sunday was celebrated twice in Brixton’s Windrush Square yesterday (14 November). The first event, a brisk military-style ceremony, was organised by Lambeth council and...

Windrush Square ceremonies as Brixton remembers the fallen

Brixton will remember people who died fighting for Britain with ceremonies in Windrush Square tomorrow (14 November). Military and other units are due to leave...

Art at Brixton Tube marks 2011 riot

Brixton Tube station was the setting for an art event inspired by and to mark the spontaneous uprisings in London ten years ago after...

Government investigates raising anchor of Empire Windrush

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0ojlziGTTUtXPEAjaEWkRA',sig:'W_fGq2hsHNOHLT-s3-r1Av8spzY_zmr5AozLOmlbtLM=',w:'696px',h:'505px',items:'102731026',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js The Minister for Crime and Policing, Kit Malthouse, yesterday (1 July) told the House of Commons that...

Awards will commemorate Olive Morris’ commitment to radical activism

The Remembering Olive Collective announces five £500 Olive Morris Memorial Awards for 2021 The annual remembrance of community leader and activist Olive Morris, whose birthday...

Brixton Windrush events continue

From a seniors’ lunch in Brixton Market to an opera premiere on YouTube, local Windrush Day celebrations honoured the huge contribution made to British...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera creates Windrush anthem

A new Windrush Anthem commissioned by Lambeth council from the Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will premiere on 22 June – Windrush Day. Events leading up...

Renewable energy pioneer remembered in Ruskin Park

Professor Godfrey Boyle, a pioneer of renewable energy and a local resident, has been honoured by the naming of a bench in Ruskin Park...

‘Pride and belief’: Brixton Village and Re:Sole mark Stephen Lawrence Day

Brixton charity Re:Sole, Brixton Village and Adidas will mark Stephen Lawrence Day tomorrow (22 April) with the launch of a new cultural programme and...

Sunday ceremony to open Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial pavilion on Brixton’s Windrush Square is due to be officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday 25 April at...

81 Acts launches Brixton Uprising cultural programme

81 Acts of Exuberant Defiance, set up to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Brixton Uprising of 1981 with a community-led cultural programme, today...

Work starts on Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial is due to be delivered to Windrush Square in Brixton from 9am on Wednesday (March 17). Lambeth council and The Cherry Groce...

MUSIC

New Soothsayers single out Friday

Brixton music collective Soothsayers have teamed up for an exciting project with New York-born, São Paulo-based producer-engineer-bassist, Victor Rice, and some of Brazil’s top...

CULTURE