Tuesday 24 May, 7pm chat and snacks 7.30-9.30pm at the Brixton Pound Shop, 3 Atlantic Road, SW9 8HX (previously the lamented Portuguese deli, AC Continental)

Brixton Station Road Market is a community market run by local traders. It’s on a wide pedestrianised road near the tube, a street dotted with cafés and music sellers, with traders offering street food from around the world.

Corpus Christi Church in Brixton comes under the remit of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark.[52]

Philip Boyle of Docomomo UK – a professional group which promotes a better understanding of post WW2 architecture – is giving a talk at Brixton Rec on Tuesday 27th October about the building’s design and cultural significance. Philip was head…

Streatham Hill based Community Interest Company Social Landscapes are running a series of workshops this Autumn, starting with a 2-hour Orchard Care and Maintenance session with the Open Orchard Project in Hillside Gardens Park, the a 2-day Introduction to Permaculture the last weekend of September and three 2-hour gardening sessions at Bandstand Beds on Clapham [...]

Both Brixton plumbers merchants are set to close as luxury priced housing continues to replace employment generating space. Surrey based private developer Walbury Estates have acquired the Plumbase site in Stockwell Green and held a pre-planning public consultation at Stockwell…

BX Merchandise boasts fantastic expertise and a wide ranging knowledge of promotional merchandise

Our next Committee meeting will be at 7pm on Thursday 13 October 2016, at the Vida Walsh Centre, 2b Saltoun Road, Sw2.

All members are welcome to attend.

Our image gallery includes a collection of photos of Brixton Windmill before, during and after restoration, as well as events in Windmill Gardens

The 1868 parish church of St Jude, located on Dulwich Road, was designed by the architect John Kirk of Woolwich. It closed in 1975, and the parish merged with St Matthew's. The church building is today used as business premises by a publishing company.[50]

Three people who have lived in Brixton have blue plaques marking their former homes:

Brixton is also home to a 1970s purpose-built skatepark, named Stockwell Skatepark, but known locally as Brixton Beach after graffiti on the north wall of the park.[citation needed]

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Other notable people with Brixton connections include:

The Friends of Windmill Gardens is a local residents' group that holds regular events in the park and provides volunteer guides for visits to the windmill.

One of a few surviving windmills in London, built in 1816, is just off Brixton Hill and surrounded by houses built during Brixton's Victorian expansion. When the London sewerage system was constructed during the mid-19th century, its designer Sir Joseph Bazalgette incorporated flows from the River Effra, which used to flow through Brixton, into his 'high-level interceptor sewer', also known as the Effra sewer.[citation needed]

If you have information about lost Brixton pubs, we would be delighted to hear from you. info@brixtonsociety.org.uk

Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen is not just a ‘pop-up’ restaurant — it’s a food event

We are on the high street - just 2 minutes walk from Brixton tube, opposite Barclays Bank and on the same side of the road as HSBC and Macdonalds. We are right in the centre of Brixton

We will be there on Thursday 25th August from 6.30-8pm at 77 Atlantic Road, SW9 8PU We will be trying some of their delicious food which they are aiming to source from local [...]

… public realm improvements are planned to begin next week (11 January). De-cluttering, repaving, new lighting, improved stall layout, and significantly improved rubbish collection are among the improvements planned to make this most historic street a better place to shop….

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A great little internet cafe. Rather small but the staff a very friendly, helpful and make you feel like you are just borrowing a friends living computer.

Brixton Blog was founded by Zoe Jewell and Tim Dickens.

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Brixton Synagogue at 49 Effra Road opened in 1913 and closed in 1986, with the congregation then amalgamating with the nearby Streatham Synagogue. The front of the building still exists.[47]

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The nearest station is Brixton for Southeastern services towards London Victoria and Orpington.

Six of the enterprises (see below) presented for 5 minutes each on what is happening, what is planned and what they NEED to [...]

The first pay-what-you-feel cafe in Brixton!  Brixton Pound is excited to announce its newest project: the Brixton Pound cafe! Opening in July 2016 at 77 Atlantic Road, SW9 8PU, it is the first cafe in Brixton where all food and drink will operate on a pay-what-you-feel basis. This idea (used by many projects, from cafes like ours […]

The first wave of immigrants (492 individuals) that formed the British African-Caribbean community arrived in 1948 at Tilbury Docks on the Empire Windrush from Jamaica and were temporarily housed in the Clapham South deep shelter. The nearest Labour Exchange (Jobcentre) was on Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, and the new arrivals spread out into local accommodation.[14][15][16]

Brixton is located on several main roads. The A203, A204 and A2217 links the area to Vauxhall Bridge and the A23 London to Brighton road runs through the area from the north to the south. Brixton was due to be a major interchange of the South Cross Route, part of the London Ringways plan, which was cancelled in the 1970s.

    Announcing… Windrush Square Community Day Saturday 2 April 2016 11 – 16:00 Windrush Square Community Day is purposefully a low-key event, meant for local residents of the Brixton area and presented by community groups of the Brixton area. …

Brixton Windmill is a tangible reminder to all Londoners of the close links that the capital had with agriculture and food production.

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The Community Technology Project (Comm-Tech) is committed to Promoting environmental & technological sustainability, working with communities to address social and economic disadvantage, Implementing & promoting open source software & industry standards.

We’re a Community Interest Company so we have no shareholders. We work to benefit our members and the local community. That’s why we supported Save Brixton’s Historic Market Barrows by raising the money to renovate the street traders’ traditional market barrows, and by managing the restoration project.

The Ritzy Cinema, Coldharbour Lane, is a formerly independent cinema now owned by Picturehouse Cinemas. The building was designed as the Electric Pavilion in 1910 by E. C. Homer and Lucas, one of England's first purpose-built cinemas.[44]

Brixton Market Traders' Federation Community Interest Company Registration No. 6955281 Brixton Station Road London SW9 8PD

Lovingly handcrafted and skillfully made, Brixton Brewery is making beer in the heart of Brixton.