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Mixing it up: Seven at Brixton review

Abby Jones gets intimate with Seven at Brixton’s summer cocktails Seven at Brixton has been...

Posy Bernstein’s Dating Diary

Love and forgiveness As always, PPE boy and I arranged to go to the BFI...

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Ama – A Brixton nail salon with a difference

A year ago, business partners and old friends Ama Quashie and Latoyah Lovatt received the keys to what was a shell of exposed brick,...

Young carers celebrate completing arts project

Up to a third of young carers are looking after someone suffering from mental health problems writes Gargie Ahmad. Yet the mental health and...

Are you OK? Brixton charity wants to know

Brixton mental health charity Mosaic Clubhouse based on Effra Road marked Mental Health Awareness Week in May by asking passers-by: are you OK? Mosaic members...
Dexter Road adventure playground

Long-term plan for Brixton playground

BIGKID Foundation is to take over the running of Dexter Adventure Playground on Railton Road...
Children stretching slime dough

Brixton’s summer of ‘slime’

Slime Planet on Loughborough Junction, the UK's only slime venue will be holding slime workshops every...

Market forces: West Norwood Feast

Sometimes an awayday can show you what you're missing. All the people. So many people. First Sunday...

Sticky fingers: Bodeans review

Nick Buglione has got a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. While London has embraced...
Slime Planet at Loughborough Junction children's workshop

Slime Planet run an egg-stravaganza this Easter

Slime Planet, the UK's first slime venue has opened up in Loughborough Junction. To celebrate it is...

Papa’s Park playground is open again

After two months of extensive refurbishment Papa’s Park (10-17 Pulross Road, Brixton, London SW9 8AF) is...

Robin Hood comes to Peckham

“It’s been a long, hungry winter, and the villagers of Nottingham need a hero. As...
Artist impression of Herne Hill mural

Herne Hill mural aims to break record for most contributors

Herne Hill’s long underpass between Station Square and Milkwood Road is to be transformed this...
Photo of re-opened adventure playground at Loughborough Junction

End of summer celebrations at newly re-opened Grove Adventure Playground

Grove Adventure Playground held a fantastic end of summer BBQ at Gordon Grove last Friday...
Boy performing in Off The Cuff

Young performers to play Brockwell Park

Brockwell Park is to host another music festival in September. But don’t reach for your...