Poem of the week: Windrush Square, Brixton by Peter Lindley

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WINDRUSH SQUARE, BRIXTON It’s seven-thirty on a Sunday morning. Clubbers clusteraround the...

Album of the week: Funky Kingston by Toots and...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … Funky...

Album of the week: Old Wow by Sam Lee

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear …

Album of the week: Dread Beat an’ Blood by...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … We...

Book of the week: The Lambeth Cholera Outbreak of 1848-1849...

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Alan Slingsby reads the shocking story of another epidemic in Lambeth Boris Johnson, fighting his personal battle with Covid-19 in St Thomas’ hospital in Lambeth,...

Artwork of the week: Joseph Receiving Pharoah’s Ring by...

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Giovanni Battista Tiepolo was an Italian painter born in 1696 and known principally for his many decorative frescoes adorning buildings in northern Italy. Thought...

Album of the week: Treasures Untold by Tom Brosseau

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear …

Film of the week: Day One Komonopromo by Keith...

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It’s the 10th anniversary of Day One Komonopromo which won Brixton director Keith Musaman Morton an award at the NYC international Independent Film Festival....

Album of the week: Sistahs by Big Joanie

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/iE6Ji3dGHO4 Big Joanie describe themselves as Black...

Album of the week: A Work Of Heart by...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/DvH6SGAxhF8 I, like so many others, was...

Artwork of the week

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This rather disturbing linocut is from a series of 21 by Bill Woodrow, each one of which is based upon a chapter from Primo...

Book of the week: The Colour of Memory by...

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Alan Slingsby on a book set in 1980s Brixton that dazzles with its photography-like descriptions At one point in Geoff Dyer’s The Colour of Memory,...

Album of the week: Live At The Windmill by...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … https://youtu.be/5CE5VrILnTg If you make your way over...

Book of the week: Windrush, A Ship Through Time ...

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Alan Slingsby discovers in an unusual and compelling history book that there is a great deal more to the Windrush than its Brixton connection We’ve...

Album of the week: Percussion Bitter Sweet by Max...

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Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear… https://youtu.be/is56IsR4_vc Last week I briefly mentioned Max Roach...

Picture of the week: A View of Walton Bridge by...

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Arts editor Leslie Manasseh's pick for picture of the week As we learn to cope with the lockdown in our various ways, we thought it...