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The Herbarium’s Shadow – a new show at the San Mei...

This exhibition by Matthew Beach, in Brixton’s San Mei Gallery, is rooted in the time he spent among the tropical plants in the Amazonian...

MP joins protest over takeover of local GPs

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy today (22 April) joined anti-privatisation campaigners to oppose a US healthcare giant’s takeover of local surgeries. The protest was part of...

Mental health, justice and equality

Black African and Caribbean residents of Lambeth and Southwark are eight times more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act than white...

New Brixton rum wins award

Seven months after its launch, the Brixton Distillery Company’s Market Row Botanical Rum has won a silver medal in an international challenge. It scored in...

‘Staggering’ increase in local foodbank provision

The number of people supplied with emergency food by Lambeth foodbanks more than doubled in the past year. The foodbanks today (22 April) revealed a...

‘Pride and belief’: Brixton Village and Re:Sole mark Stephen Lawrence Day

Brixton charity Re:Sole, Brixton Village and Adidas will mark Stephen Lawrence Day tomorrow (22 April) with the launch of a new cultural programme and...

Brixton Blog & Bugle summer art show 2021

The third Brixton Blog & Bugle summer art show is planned to be a physical event, taking place in the Brixton Tate Library on...

Brixton retail: Out with the old, in with the vintage

Jess Whitam surveys Brixton’s rapidly changing retail scene As The Baron, one of Brixton’s oldest independent shops, closes after over 50 years of trading, a...

In Brixton, Unity is Still Strength

Defend Yourself, an online exhibition by Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, looks at the work of the Brixton Defence Campaign after the 1981 Brixton Uprising. Europe...

Honouring the giants

Alex Wheatle, the Brixton Bard, who was the subject of the Brixton Uprising episode of the Small Axe TV series, reflects on responses to...

You can’t go through hell alone …

Gargie Ahmad watched the Black Men’s Consortium and Tony Cealy perform Kwame and The Lockdown – keeping up the conversation about Black men’s mental health After a...

End of an era in Brixton as The Baron closes

Closure of The Baron menswear shop on Atlantic Road marks another stage in the transformation of Brixton. Once one of several nearby shops selling the...

Cressingham art auction to fund new legal bid to stop demolition

Photographic artist Mark Aitken is auctioning prints of his acclaimed images of residents of the Cressingham Gardens estate to help fund court action to...

Local cricket club offers ‘fun and joy’ to new members

A much-travelled cricket club, now based at Dulwich Sports Ground, is looking for new members who want “fun and joy” with their cricket. Ploughmans Cricket...

Sunday ceremony to open Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial pavilion on Brixton’s Windrush Square is due to be officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday 25 April at...

Effra Social opens with new management and outdoor upgrade

One of the many Brixton establishments opening for outdoor business today (12 April) is the Effra Social. It is under new management as one of...

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