Co-Pop Brixton women who mean business

Co-Pop, a co-operative trade movement made up of  women entrepreneurs, is celebrating a year of trading at Pop Brixton. The Co-Pop women radiate passion and...

Brixton FrockSwap! One woman’s trash, another woman’s treasure

Give your 'pre-loved' clothes a new home and a new owner, while replacing them with something fabulous and different from somebody else's collection! And EAT CAKE, guilt-free, because...

10,000 expected for Brixton art fair

Everything from live street art to Arabic calligraphy will be on show in Brixton over the coming weekend in London’s largest annual open-air art...

The magnificent 17 set up shop in Coldharbour Lane

Diverse Gifts on Coldharbour Lane is hosting 17 new traders from the Lambeth Forest Network until the end of July. All the makers were trained in...

Does your hair represent who you are?”

Ayesha Casely-Hayford, Brixton based solicitor and actress, shares her new project “Afro Archives A Performers World” Watch on YouTube On set last year, I met a couple...

Sudbourne’s big jumble is on again

Sudbourne school's parent teacher association is holding its annual jumble sale on Saturday 16 April. The massive sale raised £1,700, last year and the aim is to beat...

‘They are meant to be a charity, but they’re just greedy’

Mamusu Kallon and photographer Sebastian Morrison record the latest local protest against huge rent rises that are driving out independent enterprises More than 300 children,...

Forget the sales … swap, crop and charity shop

Lucy Hook met Brixton favourite Potent Whisper to find out about the Second-Hand First campaign Brixton rapper and activist Potent Whisper is no stranger to...

CoPop introduces 10 new entrepreneurs at Pop Brixton

CoPop,  a dynamic collective of 10 community enterprises, launches this Wednesday at Pop Brixton. All 10 individuals have been through the Tree Shepherd ‘Start...

Wool Week workshop

October 5 to 11 this year is official Wool Week. So Lowie on Dulwich Road in Herne Hill opposite Brockwell Park is celebrating with an “upcycle...

Screening at the Ritzy shines a light on the fashion industry

Last week True Cost, a hard-hitting documentary about the fashion industry, was shown at the Ritzy at a screening hosted by Kate Richards, owner of The...

Young entrepreneurs from Roupell Park Estate showcase their work

Young jewellery and fashion artists from Brixton's Roupell Park Estate will be showcasing their work on Friday 29 May at the Roupell Park Community...

Not on the high street – Valentine’s Day gifts from Brixton’s...

If you’re keen to avoid the high street in the run up to Valentine’s Day (Saturday!), read on for Brixton Blog contributor Sophie McIntyre’s...

Andrea Giraldo: Brixton’s Future Fashion Designer?

When Brixton teenager Andrea Loaiza Giraldo was crowned winner at the 2014 Fashion Futures Final at London Fashion Week in September she was stunned. “It...

Approved by Royals: Brixton’s own ethical fashion brand Lowie

“I absolutely adore our building! We love it here - it really suits our brand.” Brixton local and founder of ethical fashion brand Lowie,...

Hey, isn’t that….? Brixton firmly on the map as popular film...

  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoKQOxnk42k]Did you unwittingly stumble into Billy Bob Thornton, Naomi Cambell or Rosanna Arquette around Brixton Market in the last few months? Or trip...

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You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...