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Brixton architecture on paper

Brixton artist and designer Henry O’Boyle has recently completed a collection of illustrations of...


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Planting the seeds of revolution

Ruby Gregory meets a Brixton resident planning a revolution and tries his cannabidiol products

Council to introduce fines for engine idlers

Lambeth council is to introduce on-the-spot £20 fines for engine idling. Many of the idling “hotspots” it has identified in the borough are in...

Miguel’s Zoom sessions aid King’s College charity

Miguel’s boxing and fitness gym in Loughborough Junction is hosting free 30-minute Zoom workouts at 7pm every Tuesday and Thursday. It also has a junior...
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Brixton BookJam to stream Youth Special

Brixton BookJam is streaming  a “youth special”  live at 7pm...

‘Being around nature, animals, children and visitors is priceless’

Vauxhall City farm, just a short bus or Tube ride from Brixton,...

Now We’re Cooking: Kimchi, chorizo & seafood rice

As well as running a slapdash, unofficial cooking school for my locked-down kids, I am...

Now We’re Cooking: Easy peasy cheesy scones

Lockdown, kids need entertaining as well as feeding so at Casa Buglione we've been having...
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Chocolate for homework

Brixton’s Chocolate Museum is launching a range of new, free resources and activities for parents...

Mums and kids get creative for Brixton International Women’s Day

Fari Goolab Rosella Black Leanne Narissa Williams Nadia Bennouna   The #MotherWorks photography exhibition is...
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...