Tag: Railton Road

Prince Charles visits Dexters playground on Railton Road

Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, today (4 May) met local young people at the Dexters playground on Railton Road in Brixton. They discussed issues...

‘Concerted attempts’ to manipulate Brixton LTN consultation

More than a third of the responses to Lambeth council’s consultation on the Railton low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) in Brixton were excluded from consideration...

Brixton, and the world, remember Darcus Howe

People from all over the world online joined Brixton residents and distinguished visitors to see a plaque honouring Darcus Howe unveiled on Railton Road...

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 Advice Centre to leave historic Railton Road HQ

Brixton Advice Centre, a fixture on Railton Road for decades, is selling its building at 165-167 Railton Road. It plans to use the proceeds to...

Brixton charity scores with no-contact American football project

A Brixton-based Black-led charity working with young people has seen a big rise in participation in its American Football programme since lockdown ended in...

198 appeals for help to complete its new youth space

Despite the double whammy of Brexit, which increased costs, and lockdowns, the new and bigger 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning on Railton Road in...

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,...