New Brixton mural honours Ty

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A new permanent Brixton mural paying homage to UK hip-hop artist Ty, who passed away in May due...

Learning and working through lockdown

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As plans to get children back into classrooms dominate the news, Simone Richardson meets three local women working in education to...

Melting Pothead – Stories of an Anglo-Indian raised on Brixton’s Frontline

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Siddy Shivdasani’s “Melting Pothead” is more of a photo album than an autobiography. It’s like sitting with Siddy on his sofa while he takes...

‘It was scary – but I serve the people’

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Simone Richardson meets Derek Chong, whose Electric Avenue fruit and vegetable stall was open throughout the lockdown – just as it...

Local artist celebrates Brixton businesses

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Brixton-based illustrator Gaby Harrison is celebrating local businesses by capturing them in ink and watercolour.

Top literature prize for Linton Kwesi Johnson

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Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded this year’s PEN Pinter Prize. Judges praised his work,...

Brixton station statues to undergo checks and repairs

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Some of Brixton’s truly iconic artworks – the statues on the platforms of the overground station –...

Brixton artist Hew Locke discusses how to change our public spaces

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Brixton resident Hew Locke, an acclaimed international artist, some of whose works feature controversial statues, can be...

Google honours Brixton activist Olive Morris

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Brixton activist Olive Morris – a member of the Windrush Generation – is the subject of today’s...

Fish, Wings & Tings founder Brian to tell his London Story

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Brian Danclair, founder of Brixton Village favourite Fish, Wings & Tings, is one of the stars of London Stories, a new weekly online series...

Brixton’s Errol Linton releases new album

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Music editor Dave Randall talks to Brixton resident and performer Errol Linton about his new album   There are some advantages to conducting interviews remotely in the...

Brixton architecture on paper

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Brixton artist and designer Henry O’Boyle has recently completed a collection of illustrations of the iconic buildings surrounding the area. Henry moved to Brixton last...

Ty: Friend and mentor to Brixton’s creative community

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We are deeply saddened to hear that 47-year-old Brixton hip-hop pioneer Ben Chijioke, AKA Ty, died on Thursday from pneumonia having contracted Covid-19. He was a...

Local Artist Selected For International Portrait Exhibition

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Brixton-based artist Sarah Jane Moon has been selected for the BP Portrait Award Exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery for the second year running...

Mums and kids get creative for Brixton International Women’s Day

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Fari Goolab Rosella Black Leanne Narissa Williams Nadia Bennouna   The #MotherWorks photography exhibition is back in Brixton at the Library from Monday 2...

Brixton Calling: Awards will honour local community heroes

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Delores William on an awards ceremony with a difference BLAC is a UK awards scheme celebrating excellence and paying tribute to grassroots African-Caribbean success stories,...

Talk about your favourite Brixton shop on film

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An independent film producer is looking for customers of local shops to take part in short films...

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