BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

Sanctum Ephemeral photo series of Cressingham residents available as a book

Mark Aitken’s Sanctum Ephemeral photo installation on Cressingham Gardens Estate is now available as a limited edition book. The book launches today (13 December)...

‘There are places in Brixton from back in the day that...

Still around after more than 20 years, being burnt down and spending four years closed, Café Cairo epitomises the Brixton spirit. James Perrett finds...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He...

Alabama 3’s Larry Love on Brixton, Brexit and beer

Brixton is becoming a home for creative opposition to Brexit. Alabama 3's Larry Love is planning to write a theme tune for Clarkshaw Brewery’s Brexit-bashing...

“Windrush : Portrait of a Generation” comes home to Brixton and...

Leading church figures in South London have joined forces to bring Windrush: Portrait of a Generation – which received widespread acclaim earlier this year...

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry

Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry "Guess how much?” I say, grinning and holding up a jar of honey, a whole...

Should not this Brixton martyr be remembered with a real blue...

Nearly 100 years ago events in Brixton drew the attention of people ranging from Clement Attlee to Marcus Garvey. Local resident Fergus O’Farrell recalls...

Afewee founder Steadman Scott’s Biggest Surprise

Steadman Scott, founder of Brixton’s renowned Afewee Academy, will feature on prime-time TV this Saturday (22 September) when he is honoured by the National...

‘All of life is on display in Brixton. So I photographed...

Photographer Charlie Clift celebrates the life and soul of Brixton in a new photography exhibition now open at Pop Brixton. "It's the characterful people of...

Death announced of Brixton councillor Matt Parr

Matt Parr, who represented Coldharbour ward in central Brixton on Lambeth council, has died at the age of 61. He was first elected as a...

Brixton coach poached by Tooting & Mitcham

A COACH of a football project founded on a Brixton council estate has become the new joint manager of Tooting and Mitcham. Ashley Bosah,...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Pub Dogs of London – it began in Brixton and now...

Brixton photographer Fiona Freund has an exhibition of her work opening in the Lounge on Atlantic Road on Monday (14 May). It’s based on a...

Vintage – the lifestyle choice

Steve Powdrill meets Sarah Bennett Brixton’s maker and mender The battle against fast fashion was waged all last month, with Second-hand September in full swing....

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