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Brixton Design Trail: a look back at the highlights

  A week of fun, reflection and lots and lots of love.  Binki Taylor, organiser of this year’s Brixton Design Trail looks back at some...

Brixton teen wins national boxing contest

A Brixton teenager who dreams of emulating Britain’s top boxers has become the first person at his local boxing club to win a national...
Msafiri Zawose

What’s On – 15-21 November

Tuesday 15 Brixton Rec Frititi Pan-African dance classes with Nii Tagoe and his drummers are back in the Rec on Tuesdays to bring the joys of...
Silver Fit cheerleaders

What’s on – 8-14 November

Tuesday 8 Brixton Jamm The National Union of Students has teamed up with  Jamm for a warm-up gig ahead of its United for Education national demonstration on 19...

Brixton station provides platform for Rec celebrations

  Historic England chose Brixton station platform as the venue for its official announcement of the listing of The Rec and the bronze sculptures that have graced...

Brixton’s Rec and platform sculptures win Historic England listing

Historic England today (3 November) announced Grade II listing for two Brixton landmarks – the Rec and the sculpture Platforms Piece on Brixton overground...

Girl power at the Rec as new sports programme launches

Over 120 girls from schools across Lambeth came together at Brixton Rec for the launch of “This Girl Can”, a programme designed to encourage...

Basketball classic draws record crowds at Brixton Rec

A host of Britain’s best young basketball players got the chance to showcase their skills in front of a packed crowd at the Brixton...

Brixton Rec nominated to become listed building

An architectural organisation has applied to Historic England for the Brixton Recreation Centre to become a listed building. DOCOMOMO, a non-profit organisation devoted to the documentation...

Topcats take on Wildcats in WBBL Play-Offs

Brixton Topcats landed the final WBBL Play-Off spot and a contest against the Nottingham Wildcats after a hard fought victory against Manchester Mystics at...

Lady Topcats coach hails team progress after narrow loss to Sheffield

Brixton Topcats coach Steve Vear hailed his team’s performance against WBBL Trophy holders Sheffield Hatters after they were narrowly beaten at the Brixton Rec...

Rec users voice fears over future ownership

The creation of a new Lambeth cultural board and trust, which will give private non-profit Green-wich Leisure Services (GLL) greater control of Lambeth leisure...

Inspirational talks at TEDxBrixton 2015

On 10 October over 600 people gathered at Brixton Rec for TEDxBrixton, a day of talks on a broad range of contemporary issues. Barney...

Public to be consulted on Brixton Rec refurbishment

New opportunities could be opened up for local footballers, boxers, sports lovers and even local artists in the multi-million pound refurbishment for the Brixton...

Change ahead at the Brixton Rec

With development afoot at the Brixton Rec, we decided to speak to some of the key players in its proposed redevelopment to get some...

Brixton Rec staff member celebrates 25 years of service

Brixton Rec this month honoured a member of staff who has been working at the recreation centre for 25 years. Tunde Shodimu started in...

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