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New youth employment scheme launches

Local charity Poetic Unity have launched a new youth employment and mental health project in Lambeth and Southwark. The Poetic Relief Project, a partnership between...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera creates Windrush anthem

A new Windrush Anthem commissioned by Lambeth council from the Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will premiere on 22 June – Windrush Day. Events leading up...

Poetic Unity’s positive impact from the first Lockdown

Local charity Poetic Unity, responsible for the Poets Corner at the Black Cultural Archive, have released this report on the positive impact their online...

Brixton’s Christmas Tree is placed in Windrush Square

This year Brixton's Christmas Tree has been installed in Windrush Square to mark the 72nd anniversary since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush. The tree,...

Poetic Unity’s Positive Impact since Lockdown

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...

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

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...

Black Men’s Minds – a moving testament

Brixton based artist, filmmaker and psychotherapist Stephen Rudder talks to Brixton Blog at the end of his exhibition Black Men’s Minds at Brixton's Black...

Lambeth Country Show Guide 2019

Lambeth Country Show returns this weekend (20/21 July) for its 45th free family festival in Brockwell Park. Mixing traditional country show attractions with music,...

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her role, when she takes over from...

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

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

Poetic Unity announce winner of Black History month competition

Brixton’s best poetry talent shines new light on British black history at the Poet’s Corner.  Natalie Whitmore reports. Photographs Naomi Louise Poetic Unity, the Brixton youth...

European honour for Brixton diversity champion

Miranda Brawn, vice chair of Brixton's Black Cultural Archives, has been named as one of the 100 most influential women in European Finance in the...

Rebel Rebel: Hey babe let’s go out tonight

Brixton Design Trail returns for a third year as London Design Festival’s newest District starting this weekend and running till 25 September. This year’s theme...

Archives are important – so have your say

Bill Linskey, chair of The Lambeth Local History Forum and Brixton Society urges all borough residents to take part in consultation on the Lambeth...

BCA’s Miranda Brawn features in top 100 business leaders list

The vice chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, Miranda Brawn, has been included in the FT's 2016 UPstanding Leaders’ List in recognition of her...

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