Tag: Railton Road

Help Pearl return to Brixton with a donation

Volunteers working to recreate a public platform and cultural hub in Brixton for London’s Black Queer communities have made an urgent appeal for donations...

Railton Road taster for free orchestra gigs

https://youtu.be/ys0ZQbpbDso The joyful noise of the Brixton Chamber Orchestra greeted residents and commuters on Railton Road this morning (1 April) as members paraded from Herne...

Brixton’s magnificent markets

Fish and flowers, churros and cheese – local markets have something for everyone – they are well worth the short walks that Simone Richardson...

Greenpeace contest celebrates local LTNs

Greenpeace South West London is organising a scavenger hunt until the end of February half term in support of local Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs). It...

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...

Railton Road ‘low traffic’ plan for health emergency

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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