Tag: Windrush Square

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...

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Brixton event to aid local young people

Twelve hours of music, street art and food, and workshops will come to Windrush Square on Saturday 12 May to celebrate Brixton diversity. Three organisations,...

Brixton Disco Festival – it’s a family affair

(sponsored blogpost) It’s coming this Saturday 28 April! The first ever Brixton Disco Festival celebrating 40 years of disco - and celebrating Brixton...

Diane Abbott: Glad to be in the heart of Brixton for...

“I’m very glad to be here in the heart of Brixton, one of the centres for the Windrush generation,” shadow home secretary Diane Abbott...

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