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Join the next generation of musicians with Grit School in Brixton

How do you get from a cell in Brixton police station to backstage at the Royal Albert Hall? Answer: the Grit School. Now in its sixth...
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Spotlight on Brixton advertising school graduates

Brixton Finishing School, the scheme to diversify entry-level talent in advertising and media, has launched a new initiative – the #BrixtonRising campaign. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of...
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Brixton figures in BBC Black history course

With no end to lockdown and home schooling in sight, Ruby Gregory looks at a BBC Black history learning programme that features two prominent...

Essential employment skills course in Brixton

A Brixton community organisation is offering courses helping people to develop the essential business skills necessary to find work. Orange Bow, based at 403-405 Brixton...

Brixton Finishing School launches free AD-Cademy

Brixton Finishing School (BFS) has launched a free virtual advertising course to support the progression of diverse talent in the advertising industry. The eight-week AD-Cademy...
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Free English courses in Brixton

A Brixton community organisation is offering free courses to help local people who are unemployed and need to improve their English language skills. Orange Bow,...

Winter Windows 2020 at Brixton’s Department Store

Squire & Partners Winter Windows 2020 is now brightening up Brixton. In its fourth year, the illuminated installation at The Department Store in Ferndale...

Free courses in photography, graphic design and film

The Factory Production House "Step Up" is a new free online project for anyone 19+ living in Lambeth. Photofusion and 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning will...
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Brixton school celebrates GCSE achievements

Students from Brixton school Ark Evelyn Grace Academy are celebrating GCSE grades in what has been a unique academic year. As a result of the...
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Fundraising for diversity

Lambeth equality commissioner Miranda Brawn, whose charity work has already provided scholarships enabling 50 young people to study at 50 academic institutions – from...

Brixton school is equal opportunities leader

For the second year running Brixton’s Ark Evelyn Grace Academy (EGA) has been recognised as a leader in promoting equal opportunities for all pupils,...
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Free Black history project worksheets

South London charity BLAM (Black Learning Achievement and Mental Health) is supporting young people in Lambeth during the pandemic with free interactive worksheets for...
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Help bridge the local digital divide

Cat Smith of Lambeth TechAid explains why internet access is now vital for everyone and how the organisation can enable you to help a...
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Great Black Britons competition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives are backing a national competition launched by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign and supported by Britain’s biggest teachers’ organisation,...
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Brixton college’s 3D printers aid NHS visor scheme

Brixton’s South Bank Engineering University Technical College is using its 3D printers as part of a collective effort by engineering UTCs and others around...
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Brixton residents awarded Churchill Fellowship

Four local individuals have been awarded Churchill Fellowships to research the world’s best ideas, innovations and practices across a range of fields and issues. They...