Tag: International House

Brixton event to help give young people ‘a second chance’

Leticia Simpson, Director of I Am Inspired, grew up seeing people she knew going in and out of prison, and now she’s trying to...

Free career course for local young people

A Brixton-based organisation, the Ascension Agency, is offering local 19 to 25 year olds a free 12-week course to gain a qualification and one...

‘I spent my student loan on a pair of Technics turntables...

Last Night a DJ Saved My Life, sing Indeep … But DJ Richie Littler has probably saved several through his house music DJing and...

Brixton event aims to keep people out of prison

How to stop offending and re-offending will be tackled at a Brixton event by people who have personal experience of the criminal justice system. A...

‘Brixton Rec Quarter’ to retain International House

International House in Brixton will be retained and refurbished to provide 7,800 square metres of workspace as part of Lambeth council plans for the...

An invitation to creativity

High above the streets of Brixton, Izzy Coyle has been enjoying a six-month opportunity to turn her passion for colour and creativity into a...

Users group back in action as Brixton Rec leaks continue

Brixton Rec users Group (Brug) – after a gap created by lockdowns – is again engaged in representing Rec users’ views to Lambeth council...

What’s Going On – a new mural of Marvin for Brixton

The stunning street murals of London artist Dreph have been enjoyed by the people of Brixton for some time. It is his 20-foot-high portrait of...

Brixton Rec users add voice to concerns over demolition of International...

Brixton Rec Users Group (BRUG) has strongly opposed the demolition of International House as part of Lambeth council’s plans to redevelop what it describes...

Architect launches campaign to save Brixton’s International House

The celebrated architect Kate Macintosh has launched a petition to save International House from demolition. The former council office building was designed by her life...

Council seeks partner to redevelop Pop Brixton and International House

The transformation of central Brixton will enter a new stage next week when Lambeth council’s cabinet decides on its approach to redevelopment of the...

Council to renew ‘Brixton Central’ advice contracts

Lambeth council is preparing to spend nearly a quarter of a million pounds to continue to develop “regeneration activity” in central Brixton. A council report says it...

Library of Things arrives in Brixton This Month

Library of Things is on a mission to make borrowing better than buying. Set up by 3 close friends, the Library of Things started...

The empowering nature of cooking

Jessica Dyer talks to Migrateful founder Jess Thompson about the empowering nature of cooking and connecting communities through a cultural exchange. Migrateful is a social...

Brixton virtual reality tour ‘a magical experience’

The creators of a stunning virtual reality tour of Brixton are delighted to announce a new home for the exhibition after audiences flocked to...

Help for young people to get into work

The BiG Youth Social Action Volunteers Scheme, recently launched at International House Brixton, helps young people who are not in education, employment or training...