Brixton 10 years on

A look back at Brixton Blog posts

Evelyn Grace Academy wins Stirling Prize for Architecture

Zaha Hadid has won the RIBA Stirling Prize for Architecture for her design of the Evelyn Grace Academy in Shakespeare Rd, Brixton. It is...

Brixton Pound e-currency

The Brixton Pound Community Interest Company launches an e-currency today called the ‘B£e’, which will allow people to pay by text or online using...

Knitting Group

The fashion for craft events has come to Brixton. The Crafty Fox Market was launched last year with regular events at the Dogstar and...

Electric Social

Brixton Blog went behind the scenes at Electric Social, a new bar on Acre Lane, before its launch this month Jamie Edwards wants to create...

Brixton Bank Holiday Weekend

Saturday: A perfect, active start to the weekend - get your fingernails dirty at the Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses (tip from @BrixtonBugle). And then, if...

25 August – INTERVIEW: Livity

Livity is a Brixton-based marketing company with something more than just marketing at its heart - the company works with often disadvantaged young people...

Sunday 14 August – Riot week

After a week dominated by the riots, Emma Reynolds – who witnessed the looting in Brixton and was interviewed on the BBC last Monday –...

Sunday 7 August – two sides of Brixton

A festival by day and a riot by night. Brixton experienced two very different community events on Sunday and in the early hours of...

MUSIC

Uncertain future for Brixton’s celebrated radio station

Reprezent Radio, 107.3FM: Iona Cleave explores how a defiant community radio station in Brixton continues to make its mark on London's music scene, despite...

CULTURE