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...

Eleonore Pinheiro: A Brixton fashion designer in the making

Eleonore Pinheiro was born in Togo, West Africa in the 1970s. She came to London in 1997 as a refugee of the country's civil war ...

Brixton label Archie Mac London talks neon tights, kaleidoscope and community

“Kaleidoscopic. Story-telling. Socially-responsible!” Robyn Parker laughs as she struggles to describe her design brand Archie Mac London to Katrin Magnussen in just three words. Sitting...

The Top 10 Gift Shops in Brixton

By Anna Muir Stuck for places to buy presents? Now that JOY on Coldharbour Lane has closed there's an opportunity for local Brixton gift shops...

Brixton charity shop says: put secondhand first

By Anna Muir Want to create a fabulous and sustainable wardrobe? Head down to TRAID Brixton's late night opening on Thursday July 10th, from 6.30pm-9pm...

Turpentine: trinkets and treats come to Brixton

“We knew that we wanted to create something more than 'just another indie craft shop', said Alice co-owner of  The Turpentine. The Coldharbour Lane emporium...

MUSIC

Dulwich Festival is Back

After three years Dulwich Festival is back this May to celebrate the arts and rebuild community connections. Taking as its themes, Regeneration and Awakening, the...

CULTURE

REVIEW: Brixton books

Revolutionary, journalist and carnival founder The political life and times of Claudia Jones | David Horsley | £4.95 | Manifesto Press Claudia Jones is well known...