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Blue plaque for Darcus Howe on Brixton’s Railton Road

One of Brixton’s biggest and most significant characters, Darcus Howe, will be honoured by the unveiling of a blue plaque on Railton Road next...

Brixton remembers in Windrush Square

Remembrance Sunday was celebrated twice in Brixton’s Windrush Square yesterday (14 November). The first event, a brisk military-style ceremony, was organised by Lambeth council and...

Windrush Square ceremonies as Brixton remembers the fallen

Brixton will remember people who died fighting for Britain with ceremonies in Windrush Square tomorrow (14 November). Military and other units are due to leave...

Immortalised in Brixton: the place where Black music became the norm

Trinity Gardens in Brixton got a new blue heritage plaque yesterday (1 April) to mark the origin of Choice FM, the only Black radio...

Britain’s first Black pop star to be honoured in Brixton

Sixty-six years ago today a Black woman was top of the Christmas pops in the UK. Winifred Atwell’s Let’s Have Another Party went to No...

Plaque to mark 40 years since Bob Marley’s last London appearance

Forty years ago this month, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their largest UK concert in South London as part of the 1980 “Uprising”...

Brixton’s Windrush Square hosts Remembrance Sunday

Brixton again hosted a Remembrance Sunday event yesterday (10 November) at the African and Caribbean war and peace memorial in Windrush Square. It was followed...

First black theatre company honoured with blue plaque

To commemorate 50 years since the formation of the Dark & Light theatre company, a blue heritage plaque will be installed on Longfield Hall...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

VE Day ceremony in Windrush Square

Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square will be the scene of a VE (Victory in Europe) Day celebration tomorrow (8 May) that...

Brixton’s Windrush Square to be home of the brave

The first memorial for Black heroes of world wars is to be opened on Windrush Square on  Thursday 22 June. Thousands of people are expected to...

Windrush Square to host unveiling of war memorial to black soldiers...

Details, including an RAF fly-past, have been announced of the high-profile unveiling of the memorial to Black Commonwealth servicemen and women who fought in...

Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton...