Tag: Brixton People

Turning life around –  inside and out

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Local resident Charli Hogan Hooker has used the lockdown time at home to think about her future and how she can get creative again....

“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...

Havelock Ellis a Brixton pioneer

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Steve Powdrill recalls the life and work of Havelock Ellis a radical Brixton resident of more than 100 years ago Why do we love who...

Ama – A Brixton nail salon with a difference

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A year ago, business partners and old friends Ama Quashie and Latoyah Lovatt received the keys to what was a shell of exposed brick,...

Orient Express: Nanban

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Tim Anderson’s Nanban is always worth another visit I know, for many, he is kind of persona non grata these days, but my favourite Woody...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

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As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He...

“Windrush : Portrait of a Generation” comes home to Brixton and...

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Leading church figures in South London have joined forces to bring Windrush: Portrait of a Generation – which received widespread acclaim earlier this year...

Tributes pour in to honour Brixton Topcats legend Jimmy Rogers

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Jimmy Rogers, Brixton Topcats coach and founder died on Monday (1 October) after a six-month battle with cancer. The club, founded in 1981 by coach...

Eastern promise: Nour Cash and Carry

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Sacha Harrison meets the family at Nour Cash and Carry "Guess how much?” I say, grinning and holding up a jar of honey, a whole...

Afewee founder Steadman Scott’s Biggest Surprise

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Steadman Scott, founder of Brixton’s renowned Afewee Academy, will feature on prime-time TV this Saturday (22 September) when he is honoured by the National...