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...

Brixton dressmaker who designed for freedom

Brixton dressmaker Alice Bygrave was one of several nineteenth century female designers determined to make life easier for women cyclists. Women’s clothing in those pre-Lycra...

Brixton Calling – We meet BID director Michael Smith

What is the Brixton BID? Delores Williams finds out from director Michael Smith. Listen in yourself …     People, like myself, may see the word BID...

Made in Brixton: Windmill Flour

Sacha Harrison meets Shaun Wilson, Head Miller at our wonderfully unlikely urban windmill. And bags a recipe for hyper-local home baking. Despite the gluten free...

High Spirits: Myatts Fields Cocktails

We meet local boutique cocktail makers Myatts Fields Cocktails Brixtonians Clemency and Cyrus (also husband and wife) found a somewhat unusual route into boutique cocktail...

Brixton Calling: Talking with Blacker Dread

Monday night (12 March) sees the first television showing of a new documentary by BAFTA award-winning director Molly Dineen about legendary Brixton figure Blacker...

Brixton legend Blacker Dread in new documentary

Blacker Dread, whose music store where Market Row meets Coldharbour Lane was an essential part of an earlier Brixton, is the subject of a...

CBE for Black Cultural Archives’ Dawn Hill

Dawn Hill, chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, received a major award in this year’s new year’s honours list. She was made a CBE –...

Paws for thought – Brixton nurse writes children’s book

Gabriella Thomas, a Brixton resident and clinical psychiatric nurse specialist working with children and families, has published her first children’s book. The Cats of...

Brixton’s TOMMYANDMARY – Not busking it

Eleanor Sharples meets a local band who are going places but, surprisingly, have yet to play The Windmill. Lost, the latest single by Brixton punk...

A sense of community

Eleanor Sharples talks to Claudia Wilson about her records, her new shop and the Brixton community. Claudia Wilson no longer sees the community spirit that...

Butchers, Bakers, Curry Goat Makers: Belly Full review

One of our favourite reads over the summer and autumn has been Riaz Phillips’ Belly Full, a colourful, stylish exploration of UK Caribbean food...

Treats & Ting

The Bugle’s recipe queen Emma-Louise Stewart opens her tearoom cum café cum lifestyle space So what’s Treats & Ting all about? For me. it’s a lifestyle...

Electric Avenue resident Bea says times have changed

Bea, who has lived in Electric Avenue in central Brixton for 50 years, spoke to the Brixton Bugle and Blog about her life there...

Local café wins first for healthy food choice

Families in Lambeth now have a way to find healthy food when they’re out and about thanks to an award scheme that recognises food...

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