Tag: Windrush Square

Community day will celebrate Cherry Groce

A community event to celebrate harmony and unity will be held in Brixton’s Windrush Square on Sunday April 24 to mark “One Year On...

Enter now for the Brixton Blog & Bugle Summer Art Show...

Are you an artist living in or around Brixton? Do you want to exhibit your work to the local community? Entry is open for the Brixton...

New life for Brixton’s Carlton Mansions

Local architect Zac Monro tells Alan Slingsby why Carlton Mansions on Coldharbour Lane is such a significant building for Brixton and how his practice...

In the ocean with nowhere to go

Iona Cleave was at the Ritzy in Brixton to watch Hostile – a documentary that investigates the fragile, precarious lives stuck within a broken immigration system It was...

Brixton remembers in Windrush Square

Remembrance Sunday was celebrated twice in Brixton’s Windrush Square yesterday (14 November). The first event, a brisk military-style ceremony, was organised by Lambeth council and...

Windrush Square ceremonies as Brixton remembers the fallen

Brixton will remember people who died fighting for Britain with ceremonies in Windrush Square tomorrow (14 November). Military and other units are due to leave...

Two thirds of Windrush Square lights not working

Brixton resident David Chambers has complained to Lambeth council and local politicians over the state of lighting in Windrush Square. He has told them that...

Artists at work in Brixton

Two artists are captivated by our Brixton streets and paint what they see. Simone Richardson was drawn in to find out why Frank Gregory moved from Jamaica...

Resistance with rhythm in Brixton

Extinction Rebellion members joined Africa reparations campaigners to block Brixton Road from Max Roach Park to Windrush Square earlier this month. Simone Richardson meets...

Reparations Rebellion event returns to Brixton’s roads and Windrush Square

The Afrikan Reparations Rebellion event will again take place in Brixton’s Windrush Square this year. The “Groundings Space” in the square on Sunday 1 August...

Covid variant testing extended to Brixton

Lambeth council is expanding its Covid PCR testing operations to Brixton and Stockwell as a precautionary measure after a rise in local infection rates. Some...

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,...