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...

Brothers who bring beauty to Brixton

Looking for a tree? Simone Richardson discovers that there is no need to go further than Brixton Tube and the Zucconi brothers, whose Christmas trees were...

Life in the time of Covid

As London hovers on the edge of a ‘Tier 3’ decision, Simone Richardson talks to Roxanne Burton, a Brixton resident on the frontline of the...

New art will celebrate Ty’s legacy

Nigerian–British hip hop legend Ty – the unofficial Mayor of Brixton – who passed this year due to complications related to Covid-19, will be...

Ebony’s Splash is inspirational animal of the year

Splash, a 10-yearold cob who has been at Brixton’s Ebony Horse Club for five years, is Inspirational Animal of the Year in the Daily...

Brixton street to host stories of 2020

Brixton’s Dalberg Road will soon be home to an art installation celebrating the ordinary and extraordinary stories of local people. It is part of a...

Building owners cold shoulder creators of Club 414

Louise Barron and Tony Pommell, who created the 414 Club on Brixton's Coldharbour Lane, have been refused the chance to continue to run it. A...

Coffee, cuppas and community from Brixton’s cafés

Through two lockdowns, the doors of Brixton’s wonderful family-and-friends cafes were open for coffee and cake collection and more. Simone Richardson (a decaf latte)...

Getting involved in Brixton’s history

Ruby Gregory meets a young volunteer helping to preserve Brixton’s community history Brixton Windmill volunteer Abigail Holsborough features in the latest episode of a food...

I pick myself up and go higher than before

The Afewee boxing gym in Brixton Rec is home to many great fighters. Ben White spoke to one of them – Annamaria Cordella Women’s boxing...

Foot Locker celebrates Brixton Topcats’ Jimmy Rogers

https://youtu.be/LHQO12Ty_Tg Foot Locker is celebrating Jimmy Rogers, founder of the Brixton Topcats basketball club, at its Brixton shop and across Europe throughout October. Jimmy Rogers founded...

Brixton artist finds new use for jet engine parts

Art is not the first thing that springs to mind when someone talks about military aircraft and Formula 1 race cars, but Brixton resident...

Playing from the heart

Simone Richardson heard saxophonist Tashomi Balfour playing outside Brixton Tube. She asked him about himself and his music Hearing live music is a definite uplift...

Brixton Village puts its traders on the map

An illustrated map of Brixton Village, covering Market Row and Granville Arcade, has been created. The map also highlights other famous Brixton landmarks, including the...

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