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Brixton Design Trail

Remember getting to Brixton tube sometime last year and noticing a chalked pattern underfoot? Well that was the work of master of the print, design duo Eley Kishimoto, and was created as part of Brixton Design Week. This year Brixton are again getting involved in London Design Week, and amazingly with just two organisers at […]

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Courtesan Dim Sum

It’s not everyday you get a guided tour through a restaurants menu from the person who knows it best, the owner, but that’s exactly what happened when fellow blog writer Tom and I visited Courtesan Dim Sum last week.  Having lived a stones through from this Brixton based restaurant for a year it’s mysterious facade […]

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Oxjam Brixton Launch

Raise money for Oxfam and enjoy a great party at the same time, what’s the catch?  Well there isn’t one, just head to The Lambeth on Sunday 18th August.  OK it’s on a Sunday so maybe a Monday hangover is the catch. Oxjam was launched in 2006 and has been raising money for Oxfam through […]

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South London Frock Swap

With the motto “One woman’s trash is another woman’s treasure” in mind, Frock Swappers have come up with an initiative to help people both get rid of those unwanted garments that have been hiding at the back of the wardrobe and in turn go home with something to update said wardrobe, perfect!  A simple concept with […]

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Brixton Restaurant – Upstairs

Upstairs restaurant in Brixton is a hidden gem.  Its transformation from a derelict flat into an upmarket French restaurant is remarkable and all part of the charm.  From the moment you press the buzzer on a discreet door on a street off Acre lane you know you’re in for something special.  After a short climb […]

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Ritzy Brixton

The Ritzy is the Brixton branch of the Picturehouse chain and is much more than just a cinema, with the bar a venue in its own right.  What’s more, you can take your drink into the screening with you.  This is not the only bonus, the screens all have their own quirks, some small and […]

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