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Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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Poetic Unity is a Brixton based charity whose vision is to give young people a voice and to empower them. We use poetry as a tool...

Melting Pothead – Stories of an Anglo-Indian raised on Brixton’s Frontline

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Siddy Shivdasani’s “Melting Pothead” is more of a photo album than an autobiography. It’s like sitting with Siddy on his sofa while he takes...

The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

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South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...

Need to talk? The CommUnion goes online

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Poetic Unity, a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson, better known as Ragz-CV have been looking at how they can...

Charity launches “Quarantine Poems”

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Brixton based charity Poetic Unity have been working on services they can provide virtually during lockdown, one of these projects is Quarantine Poems. "In these...

“Giving a voice to the voiceless” – Brixton based charity Poetic...

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jOC29blaiqY Poetic Unity a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson better known as Ragz-CV was set up to give young people...

Debut novel set in Brixton

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Rosanna Amaka, author of The Book of Echoes, launches her debut novel at the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton this week. The book is set between...

Lambeth Question Time at Brixton Library

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Lambeth council are hosting a day of activities and workshops around Windrush Square on Friday 6 September from 10am-4pm. Representatives of the council, local...

BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

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Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives

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Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her...

Brixton talent prepares to go on show

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Brixton Design Trail will once again bring local people, creatives and organisations together from 15 to 23 September. The theme of this year’s trail...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

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As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

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  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

Pegasus Opera honours founder with Brixton performance

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Pegasus Opera is honouring the life of its founder Lloyd Newton as part of Black History Month with a concert celebrating Black composers and...

Brixton Design Trail “Love is power”

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In a message to visitors and local people, the organisers of the Brixton Design Trail explain their mission and method … Brixton Design Trail returns...

National diversity award nomination for BCA patron Miranda Brawn

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Miranda Brawn, patron of Briton's Black Cultural Archives, business woman and diversity champion  has been nominated for a National Diversity Award for her work...

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