A tour of Brixton through sketches

During lockdown we are all missing a leisurely wander through the streets of Brixton, brother and sister design duo Jess and Tom Jones-Berney have...

Blog & Bugle summer art show on hold

The public health crisis has meant the we've had to postpone our summer art show. It was originally to take place  from 8 June...

Local radio presenter and doco maker asks ‘is your area changing’

Ruby Gregory meets Henrie Kwushue, whose mini-documentary series Is Your Area Changing is getting thousands of views Brixton’s Reprezent Radio is home to Henrie Kwushue,...

Great Community Art in Clapham

Festival of Hope, an exhibition of 231 photographs at St James Church in Clapham Park, is part of the broader programme, Hope 2020, by...

People you meet in Brockwell Park

David Whyte, a retired commercial photographer who has lived in and around Brixton for more than 40 years, has put together a small exhibition...

Motherworks – photo exhibition in the Tate Library

Fiona Freund wants to shine a light on the hidden and overlooked talents of mothers, writes Leslie Manasseh. She is a professional photographer whose...

Dreams and Nightmares – British Surrealism on Show

Surrealism was an art movement that merged dreams with reality. It held that the unconscious mind was the source of artistic creativity and its...

Landfill inspires Isabel Fletcher’s Offcut Two exhibition

Brixton designer Isabel Fletcher’s new exhibition Downstairs at The Department Store on Ferndale features clothing, textile-installation, dance and film inspired by a Thames Estuary...

Squire’s Winter Windows wins international award

  Squire & Partners and eight children from Hill Mead Primary picked up an international design award on Thursday 20 February, at the Frame Awards in Amsterdam. The...

Portraits of Brixton by Adrian Coleman

Brixton is a busy place – full of people, noise and activity. But local artist Adrian Coleman has found an extraordinary stillness and calm...

Journeys through time in Dulwich Picture Gallery

“Art can teach us about ourselves and the world.” So said Jennifer Scott, director of Dulwich Picture Gallery, as she launched its new exhibition Journeys. This...

Black Men’s Minds – a moving testament

Brixton based artist, filmmaker and psychotherapist Stephen Rudder talks to Brixton Blog at the end of his exhibition Black Men’s Minds at Brixton's Black...

Electric Avenue to become first patterned street

Electric Avenue could be Britain’s first patterned market street after Lambeth council and the Brixton Project – a successor to the Brixton Design trail...

Brixton library presents collage as cutting edge

Brixton’s Tate Library will host an exhibition of collages throughout January. Leslie Manasseh met the curator Sam Dodson to talk about the medium and...

In and out of body at Block 336

Block 336 is currently hosting two exhibitions – Pup and Blubber by Hazel Drill, and Nervous Systems by Teresita Dennis. Nervous Systems is a series...

Squire’s winter windows in shortlist for international award

  Squire & Partners Winter Windows installation created last year in collaboration with Hill Mead Primary school children has been shortlisted for an international design...

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