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Sunday, 26 September, 2021

‘Support your local business – we’re back in Brixton’

Support your local business is the message that Mohammed Shafiq wants Brixton to hear. He and his wide Shahida are back in town after an...

New Brixton business showcases Black-owned brands

Ivy Nat is yet another string to Brixton’s independent shopping bow, housing smaller, often Black-owned brands on Acre Lane. The owner is Ogechi Enemuo, a...

‘Brixton has such an incredible spirit’ – Beyond Retro boss on...

Jessica Whitham talks to Beyond Retro director Kate Peters about Brixton, sustainability and conscious consumerism Brixton is at the forefront of environmentally conscious shopping. From local...

Brixton business features at Selfridges pop-up shop

A South London Makers Market is hosting a pop-up this weekend at the iconic Selfridges store on Oxford Street. Liv and Daisy will be presenting curated...

Big demand for places at Brixton Black Culture Market

South London local Jenine Baptiste is founder of the Black Culture Market – two days to celebrate and support Black businesses. It will be hosted...

Markets return to Brixton’s Department Store

A chance to see and touch an ‘inessential’ thing that you might want to buy will be one of the draws at Brixton’s Department...

Brixton retail: Out with the old, in with the vintage

Jess Whitam surveys Brixton’s rapidly changing retail scene As The Baron, one of Brixton’s oldest independent shops, closes after over 50 years of trading, a...

End of an era in Brixton as The Baron closes

Closure of The Baron menswear shop on Atlantic Road marks another stage in the transformation of Brixton. Once one of several nearby shops selling the...

Brixton’s magnificent markets

Fish and flowers, churros and cheese – local markets have something for everyone – they are well worth the short walks that Simone Richardson...

How to give the gift of Brixton in a box

A new service for enjoying local products at home has just launched with a gift box showcasing Brixton. Steven Wilson created indebox after he was...

Shop small from home today with A South London Makers Market

A South London Makers Market, showcasing a selection of curated small businesses, returns today (Sunday, 31 January) at 11am. All brands featured in the online...

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...

New zero waste shop for Brixton market

Weigh and Pay, a zero-waste supermarket, opened at the weekend in Brixton Village. It joins Brixton Wholefoods on Atlantic Road since 1982 and Naked Larder and Jarr in Herne...

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...

Behind the scenes at Brixton’s Traid

Some good news in tough times – Brixton’s Traid on Acre Lane is still open. Simone Richardson looked in to see how it is...

Brixton style

Brixton resident Justine Kenyon weaves a passion for fashion around her work as an arts consultant. Simone Richardson discovers more Justine moved to Acre Lane in Brixton...

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