Brixton studio approaches 365 days of free yoga

Brixton Yoga has been offering free, live, virtual Zoom classes since the beginning of the first lockdown.  Gurpreet Dosanjh, the owner and founder of Brixton...

My mum loved making music, art and writing

https://youtu.be/Vxj8AOcvk38 Dave Randall talks to Celeste Bell, daughter of Poly Styrene. She has just finished a film about the uniquely talented performer and artist who...

In can or van, it’s fun wine from Brixton Wine Club

Canned wine might conjure up images of sitting outside in the sun, but Brixton Wine Club is making a good case for drinking it...

‘Without my Brixton neighbours I wouldn’t have got through the last...

Simone Richardson meets Gayle Haddock, one of the many people who have chosen Brixton to live and work “Without my Brixton neighbours I wouldn’t have...

Brixton campaigner wins historic pledge on Black history teaching

The founder of a South London project to advance Black learning and wellbeing has won a commitment from the London Assembly to support the...

Busking from Barcelona to Brixton

Simone Richardson meets Brixton resident and busker Francisco Javier Perez Francisco Javier Perez – Javi to his friends and fans – has busked all over...

Lockdown songs from a Brixton flat

Singer-songwriter Josiah Mortimer wrote and recorded an EP while locked down in his Brixton flat. Released tomorrow (29 January), This Town pays tribute to heroes the pandemic,...

Local initiative Re:Sole steps into Brixton Village

South London charity Re:Sole's new permanent space in Brixton Village is set to open next month, following last year’s successful donation drive with fellow...

An absolutely brilliant book …

Lee Lawrence talks to Dave Randall about his prize-winning book that recounts the police shooting of his mother Cherry Groce in Brixton and its...

Brixton film to premiere at top international festival

A Brixton Tale, a feature film shot around Southwyck House – the Barrier Block – and the Moorlands Estate, will premiere at this year’s Slamdance...

Brixton’s Black ballet dancer is back

Shevelle Dynott was nine when a ballet outreach programme visited St John’s primary in Angell Town. Now 30 and after a ballet career at...

Young Brixton entrepreneur celebrates podcast coup

Young Brixton-born entrepreneur Charles Clayton not only has a way with apps and podcasts, he also has the knack of connecting with some of...

Brixton is where I am supposed to be

Tamara Barton-Campbell discovered Brixton and moved in to work and live here. Simone Richardson finds out how and why Today, Tamara Barton-Campbell is executive producer...

Some extra Christmas help from Victor

Thousands of heroes have kept us going through lockdowns with hard work and a determination to do their jobs and help others. Simone Richardson...

Magic music and a Brixton Christmas

Whatever kind of music you love, Brixton uses it it to lift your spirits … Simone Richardson loves it all From its own chamber orchestra,...

Britain’s first Black pop star to be honoured in Brixton

Sixty-six years ago today a Black woman was top of the Christmas pops in the UK. Winifred Atwell’s Let’s Have Another Party went to No...

Ruskin park pool set for renewal

Ruskin park’s paddling pool, closed for a year as a result of Covid and a broken pump, is set to reopen later this year. Lambeth...

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