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...

Talk about your favourite Brixton shop on film

An independent film producer is looking for customers of local shops to take part in short films to explain what makes them special. The three...

Brixton inspires new fashion label Bianca Saunders

Bianca Saunders started working in Brixton as part of a 3-month residency series run by Brixton Village. Born and raised in London Bianca recently...

Vintage – the lifestyle choice

Steve Powdrill meets Sarah Bennett Brixton’s maker and mender The battle against fast fashion was waged all last month, with Second-hand September in full swing....

Art, music and fashion inspire an innovative design range

Simone Richardson meets two local women who have created a striking art-based range of products. Hip-hop artist Sarina Mantle and Samantha-Jane, owner and creative director...

Brixton gift shop Diverse showcases local makers and artists

The Diverse gift shop on Coldharbour Lane is once again partnering with Makerhood for the festive gift season. The showcase of local makers launches...

Brixton Traid: Your clothes can help to fashion a sustainable world

  Brixton’s TRAID on Acre Lane is part of a UK-wide charity tackling environmental and social problems caused by the production, consumption and disposal of...

Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry

Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry "Guess how much?” I say, grinning and holding up a jar of honey, a whole...

Brixton Barnardo’s launches new summer trend book

The children’s charity Barnardo’s launches a new book One of a Kind in its Brixton shop, available from Saturday 9 June.  It has teamed up...

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...

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Tongue Ties – Theatre Peckham’s new event

On Friday, Theatre Peckham presents a one-day showcase event exploring cultural ties, migration, rites of passage, and associated feelings of being ‘tongue tied.’  The event...