Tag: Railton Road

Railton Road ‘low traffic’ plan for health emergency

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Brixton’s Railton Road and the surrounding area are to become a “low traffic neighbourhood” as part of Lambeth council’s measures to deal with the...

198 announces Womxn of Colour award

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Brixton-based 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning has announced a new Womxn of Colour Art Award. Mattie Loyce, curator and artistic programme manager said: “This new...

Brixton gallery extends TextaQueen exhibition

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The Empire's New Clothes exhibition at 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning on Railton Road has been extended for an extra week and will now...

Bravo’s four-year battle to open Brixton launderette

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A Brixton trader famous for his dedication to the community he serves has been locked out of his Railton Road launderette by Lambeth council,...

Atlantic Road to be transformed and Ferndale and Railton Roads to...

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Atlantic Road in Brixton is to be “transformed” to benefit people walking, cycling and using buses with funds from the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme run...

Mayor’s £475,000 grant will help Brixton’s 198 expand its work

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Brixton’s 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning centre in Railton Road is to be redeveloped with the aid of a £475,000 grant from the mayor...

Unfinished business: Llewelyn’s

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Carina Murphy hits and misses at Llewelyn’s When Llewelyn’s opened in Herne Hill in an enviable location on Station Square, home of the popular Sunday...

Wreath for Darcus Howe on Railton Road

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Brixton will say its last goodbye to Darcus Howe tomorrow (Thursday 20 April) when his funeral cortege is due to halt outside 165 Railton...

Tributes to Darcus Howe at Brixton Advice Centre

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Flowers for Darcus Howe under his photograph in the window of Brixton Advice Centre on Railton Road where he worked on Race Today magazine. Thanks...

Year-long project to explore heritage of Railton Road

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Brixton’s 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning is starting a new project Voices From the Front Line, for 13–25-year-olds. It will explore Brixton’s heritage and, in particular,...

Look both ways – Brixton’s colourful new crossings

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Brixton Design Trail hit the streets again this morning as four Eley Kishimoto designed crossings replaced the zebras outside the Dogstar at the junction...

You can’t change change. But it must be managed

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Photographer Honey Salvadori, a long-time local resident talks to Anna McKie about her new book, coming home and what Brixton was really like 30...

Railton Road honours local heroes

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A visual tribute to Railton Road and inspirational figures, like Darcus Howe and Linton Kwesi Johnson, was launched at the Brixton Advice Centre last...

Railton Road shops next to Herne Hill station also told to...

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A number of shops next to Herne Hill Station on Railton Road are facing an uncertain future as Network Rail plans a refurbishment of...

Closed Tumbles finds a new home but still faces uncertainty

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When Dorrell Bravo was forced to close Tumbles, his laundrette-cum-community centre in Railton Road, Brixton lost a beacon of support for many of its...

Launch event for The Roles We Play at 198 Contemporary Arts...

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This Friday at 6.30pm The Roles We Play: Recognising the Contribution of People in Poverty, a new book of striking portraits, launches at 198...