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Brixton architecture on paper

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

Mixing it up: Seven at Brixton review

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


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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...

Local café wins first for healthy food choice

Families in Lambeth now have a way to find healthy food when they’re out and about thanks to an award scheme that recognises food...

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...
child with chocolate bar

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...
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...