Tag: Brixton People

Havelock Ellis a Brixton pioneer

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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...

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