Tag: Windrush Square

Sunday ceremony to open Brixton Cherry Groce memorial

The Cherry Groce memorial pavilion on Brixton’s Windrush Square is due to be officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Sunday 25 April at...

From lockdown to Mocktales

The Mocktales played outside The Ritzy throughout the lockdown, helping Brixton meet its need for live music. Simone Richardson listened and asked how they...

New chair for Black Cultural Archives

Ansel Wong CBE, a political activist, cultural historian and community leader, is the new chair of the board of trustees of Brixton’s Black Cultural...

Brixton – dynamic, oppressed and a game

Getting out the PlayStation to survive a locked down Christmas? You could join Richard Haas on a virtual stroll through our town in the...

Brixton’s Christmas Tree is placed in Windrush Square

This year Brixton's Christmas Tree has been installed in Windrush Square to mark the 72nd anniversary since the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush. The tree,...

Townscape Heritage Initiative – The Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives – A home for Black British History, the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving, and celebrating the histories...

Man detained after racial abuse in Windrush Square

Police detained a man outside the Ritzy in Brixton’s Windrush square shorty before 8am this morning (28 October) after an incident in which a...

Windmill community centre ready to open

Brixton Windmill’s new education and community centre is set to open next month. It will house a new onsite education and community centre funded by...

Council to underwrite cost of Cherry Groce memorial

Lambeth council is to underwrite more than £80,000 of the cost of the Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton's Windrush Square. A council report says the...

Police impose conditions on plan to close Brixton Road

Police have today (31 July) imposed conditions on tomorrow’s planned “lockdown” of Brixton as part of the seventh Afrikan Emancipation Day Reparations March which...

Work to start on Brixton memorial to Cherry Groce

Construction of the Windrush Square memorial to Cherry Groce is to begin within weeks – with completion due to coincide with the 35th anniversary...

Brixton MP highlights Windrush Generation in parliament debate

Brixton MP Helen Hayes yesterday (23 June) used a House of Commons debate to highlight the plight of members of the Windrush Generation impacted...

Poem of the week: Windrush Square, Brixton by Peter Lindley

WINDRUSH SQUARE, BRIXTON It’s seven-thirty on a Sunday morning. Clubbers clusteraround the tube station, aiming to take the first train home. A bust of Mr. Tate,...

Proposals for Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton released

Details of a memorial to Cherry Groce in Brixton’s Windrush Square designed by the firm of leading international architect Sir David Adjaye OBE have...

Do you have the bottle? Refill Brixton Launches

A campaign to encourage cafes, bars, restaurants and other businesses to allow people to fill water bottles from their taps launched in Brixton on...

Lambeth Question Time at Brixton Library

Lambeth council are hosting a day of activities and workshops around Windrush Square on Friday 6 September from 10am-4pm. Representatives of the council, local...

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