Tag: Windrush Square

Work to start on Brixton memorial to Cherry Groce

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Construction of the Windrush Square memorial to Cherry Groce is to begin within weeks – with completion...

Brixton MP highlights Windrush Generation in parliament debate

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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

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WINDRUSH SQUARE, BRIXTON It’s seven-thirty on a Sunday morning. Clubbers clusteraround the...

Proposals for Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton released

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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

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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

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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...

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

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A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

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A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...

Brixton at centre of Windrush Day events

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Windrush Day on Saturday (22 June) will be marked in Brixton and all over Britain by many events, performances and commemorations. Locally, there will be a...

Brixton’s Windrush Square Veg Invasion

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Brixton is braced for a vegetable invasion of Windrush Square and the market on 6 April. A family fun day running from 11am to...

BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

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Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

Brixton kids join worldwide climate campaign

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Brixton was today (15 March) part of the worldwide movement of young people demanding immediate and radical action on climate change. https://youtu.be/HzM47Ntisx0 School pupils, mainly from...

Young and old join to mark 100th Armistice Day in Brixton

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Some of the youngest and the oldest people present featured at today’s (11 November) Armistice Day ceremony in front of the African Caribbean war...

Festival flamingos flock to Brixton

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Organisers of the Neverworld Festival this morning (19 July) filled Windrush Square with flamingos, saying: “Festivals are full of life-changing experiences and Neverworld want...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

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As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

VE Day ceremony in Windrush Square

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Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square will be the scene of a VE (Victory in Europe) Day celebration tomorrow (8 May) that...