Brixton legend Blacker Dread in new documentary

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

Brixton boom is threat to shops

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The shocking rent rises in central Brixton have put yet another local institution in jeopardy. Brixton Wholefoods, a fixture on Atlantic Road for nearly 40...

Brixton poet’s film In Other Words wins five stars

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In Other Words, which premiered at the British Film Institute in London, was written and produced by Brixton poet and founder of Poetic Unity,...

Podcast novel sees Brixton become a place of pilgrimage

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George Lewkowicz (aka Super­bard) – no stranger to our pages with stories about his Edinburgh Fringe shows – has made it to home turf...

Made In Brixton: Halloumi Room

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Friends and Brixton wrappers Stu, Emma, Jess and James set up Halloumi Room in 2015, selling healthy, affordable veggie wraps at festivals and street...

Brixton’s Spyros Parrisis lays on a film feast

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  The Feast, a new short film, is a story of power, abuse and hunger. It will be privately screened in September and is definitely...

Local artist Hew Locke takes us on a journey of the...

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From a squat in Stockwell to exhibiting at one of the art world’s top shows – the Venice Biennale – is quite a journey....

Local mental health worker climbs Kilimanjaro for charity

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A local worker for mental health charity Certitude will be undertaking a sponsored climb up Kilimanjaro in September. Brixton resident Charlie Wright will be heading...

Brixton busker is through to the final of the London Mayor’s...

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Maeve Fitzpatrick, a 16-year old from Brixton is through to the finals of the Mayor of London's busking competition. Of the 1,700 people who applied,...

Now We’re Cooking: Kimchi, chorizo & seafood rice

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As well as running a slapdash, unofficial cooking school for my locked-down kids, I am also trying to get them to expand their horizons....

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