Tag: Reclaim Brixton

Protest warns of Brixton arches dangers as traders urge rapid action

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Campaigners yesterday (4 February) called on Lambeth council to halt work on the Network Rail arches in Brixton, while some of the original traders...

June ‘Reclaim Lambeth’ event planned as activists unite

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Activists and community members met in Brixton at the weekend to launch Reclaim Lambeth – an initiative to unite single-issue campaign groups in the...

Review: Brixton Fightback fundraiser gig at Electric Brixton

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Our gig reviewer and photographer Petra Gent went along Electric Brixton to see Fat White Family and Alabama 3 play at the Fightback Brixton...

Changing Face: a new play about life in Brixton

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A Saltoun Road-based group of creatives, the Changing Face Collective, are currently working on a new verbatim play, responding to Brixton's changing face as...

Brixton music news for June 2015

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Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Fat White Family and Alabama 3 headline Brixton...

“Brixton Fightback” benefit concert for housing campaigners

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A huge benefit concert is being held in Brixton next week to raise funds for local housing campaigners. “Brixton Fightback: a benefit for social housing”,...

‘United we stand’ says Reclaim Brixton

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Protesters took to the streets to show their anger at the increasing gentrification of Brixton - but also to declare their love of the...

COMMENT: Potent Whisper asks “is this the type of change we...

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Potent Whisper tells us why he launched multi-arts campaign 'Our Brixton' to discuss and respond to gentrification in Brixton.  Brixton is changing. Fast. Social housing is being...

Potent Whisper and Lara Lee release song ‘Brixton First’

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Brixton rapper and activist Potent Whisper has joined up with Lara Lee, singer and star of The Voice, to release a song in opposition...

Meet Brixton’s estate agents

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After a small group smashed the local Foxtons window, Brixton's estate agents are at the fore of anti-gentrification concerns.  Kate Corry spoke to local estate agents...

Photos: Reclaim Brixton

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Reclaim Brixton was, as Jose says in the comments below, a largely peaceful event that united residents and community groups across Brixton in a protest against...

Reclaim Brixton: windows of Foxtons smashed as thousands attend mostly peaceful...

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  Violence erupted on the streets of Brixton today in the wake of an initially peaceful protest against gentrification in the area. The window of Foxtons...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: street artists rally to protest evictions

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The Brixton Blog arts team met PINS, the South London-based artist organising the artwork going up on the shutters of Brixton businesses to protest Network Rail's...

SAVE OUR SHOPS: Shutter art!

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Some incredible artwork is going up on the shutters of businesses underneath the Brixton, to protest against Network Rail's plans to evict them. Have...

Reclaim Brixton on April 25

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A demonstration will be held in Windrush Square on April 25, organised by Reclaim Brixton. More than three thousand people have said they are attending the...

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