Tag: Windrush Square

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...

Destroyed Windrush generation landing cards ‘should have come to Brixton’

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) have demanded to know why crucial evidence about the immigration status of the Windrush Generation was destroyed instead of...

Green Party launch “Breathing Cities” campaign in Brixton

The Green Party launched their clean air campaign, Breathing Cities, in Windrush Square last Saturday. Caroline Russell, Green Party London Assembly Member, said that Brixton...

Brixton’s new Santander cycles

Brixton's first cycle hire docking stations are due to open today (12 February). A total of seven are opening in an expansion of the scheme...
West Indian Association of Service Personnel (WASP) parade in Windrush Square last year

Remembrance Day in Brixton’s Windrush Square

Brixton’s Windrush Square will host an inaugural Remembrance Day Heroes Parade on Sunday (12 November). Lambeth council leader Lib Peck, mayor Marcia Cameron, Baroness...

The forgotten are finally remembered in Brixton

Thousands gathered in Brixton’s Windrush Square on Windrush Day today (June 22) for the unveiling of the memorial to commemorate the two million African...

Brixton Design Trail launches with free community event

Get your creative juices flowing and help shape this year’s Brixton Design Trail. The team who put Brixton on the map last year as...

Clean up squad tackles Brixton’s grot spots

A team of volunteers filled 19 sacks with rubbish collected off the streets of Brixton as part of Keep Britain Tidy weekend (3-5 March). Brixton...

Brixton’s Urban Art Fair could fold over road closure charges

Organisers of Brixton’s Urban Art Fair – one of the events that has helped to boost Brixton’s reputation as a creative powerhouse since it...

Police seek witnesses after 18-year-old run down and stabbed in Brixton

Detectives investigating last night’s stabbing in Brixton – which left the 18-year-old victim in a critical condition – are appealing for witnesses and information. Police...

Celebrate Brixton’s xmas lights and shop at the Christmas market

Christmas in Brixton kicks off this Friday 2 December at 6pm Tunstall Rd at the Xmas tree. Lambeth's mayor will welcome Levi Roots who will switch...

Don’t miss Brixton’s enterprise bus

Hatch Enterprise CEO Dirk Bischof invites local entrepreneurs to get on board the enterprise bus in Brixton Starting a business can change your life and...

Is the council listening? Leader Lib Peck says it is

Future Lambeth is an ambitious five-year plan for the borough. Bugle editor Linda Quinn asked council leader Lib Peck how she plans to square...