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LIFESTYLE

The local one-stop shop for your dog, cat, hamster – or...

The Hound Hut is Anthony Smallman’s dream and he is joined there by pet...

Brixton resident on mission to reduce food waste

Kitche is a new app created to save money and reduce food waste at...

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New Brixton self-protection class

Martial arts and security professional Carl Fisher has launched self-protection classes at Brixton’s Effra Space on Monday nights. Carl, who holds a degree in sport...

Brixton barbers trained in mental health support

Curfew Grooming, a Brixton-based barbers, have taken their focus on customer experience one step further by becoming one of the 12th Man barber shops. The...

Brixton studio approaches 365 days of free yoga

Brixton Yoga has been offering free, live, virtual Zoom classes since the beginning of the first lockdown.  Gurpreet Dosanjh, the owner and founder of Brixton...
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History on the wall at Brixton’s Grove adventure playground

The Grove Adventure Playground in Brixton has organised a month-long “Blackstory” project. Any Lambeth resident, of...
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Celebrate Jamaica independence day in Brixton

Brixton Immortals domino club and Brixton Soup Kitchen are celebrating Jamaica independence day on Saturday...
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When Mr Mandela Came To Town …

Nobody who was there will forget it, and now, on the 25th anniversary of Nelson...
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Ruskin park pool set for renewal

Ruskin park’s paddling pool, closed for a year as a result of Covid and a...
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Brixton BookJam to stream Youth Special

Brixton BookJam is streaming  a “youth special”  live at 7pm on Tuesday 29 September. Authors taking part include Cressida Cowell,...
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‘Being around nature, animals, children and visitors is priceless’

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

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

  The #MotherWorks photography exhibition is back in Brixton at the Library from Monday 2 March...