Sian was a Brixton resident for many years living in Coldharbour Lane she was involved with the Housing campaigns of the 70’s, Played in bands across the continent. Sian also performed at Artist studios and Cool Tan providing music and culture. Adjoa Andoh will hopefully perform one of her songs with Simon Clark. We would like to thank others e.g. Bruna Fionda who loaned us early tape recordings and video footage , which we may not get round to viewing on Weds,P egasus Opera presenter Alison Buckley is also giving us a preview of their forthcoming event October 7th at Brixton Library 7-9pm lpl-bhm-guide-2017
We know of Olive Morris but what about Teri Bullen,Rotimi Fani Kayode or Alex Hirst or Sian Daniels MUSIC better than David Bowie?sian-daniels2
A great Harvest event was held thsi week they have an EGM. There is always something to see a talk next week Weds 27th Sept about Ashby Family mill founders
Local Heroes to hidden treasures something for everyone if you can discover it. (Clue: Stairwell of Brixton Library)events on 27th Sept Dora project, 27th Sept. Local Heroes Local Heroes – Poster 2017 6.30-9pm
Local initiatives are well encouraged through Brixton Pound Cafe Atlantic Road
Their support of Brixton Design Week and the support local traders through Brixton BID give back to the community they live in is in need of support.
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This edition also shows how local artists, such as Hew Lock and the creative industry of designers who live and work here continue to spread their talents throughout the world. These innovative people can enhance the profile of Brixton showing positive impact culture has on our society.
For Brixton Design Trail 16-24th September some intrepid locals are hosting a display of local heroes past at Brixton Library, they will also culminate the display with an event at Tate Library Brixton on Wednesday September 27th 6.30-9pm in a Lambeth Local History Heritage Festival
A meeting was held at Brixton Pound Cafe of ‘Young’ and ‘Older ‘creative people from Brixton for the ‘Undercut’ a fringe of Brixton Design Trail 2017 @BrixtonDT , where we heard of the exciting plans for the week of 16th-24th September. The Brixton Trail is part of London Design Wee . Brixton being one of the eight specially featured districts.
BrixtonPound also had good news to share. Their crowdfunding scheme received a boost from Sadiq Khan (see: http://www.spacehive.com/brixtonpound news) only £5,000 pledges to go.
Some of our local community are also involved with the trail including: Brixton Community Base, Friends of Tate Library Brixton and Windrush Square. At Brixton Library there will be a display related to the ‘Local Heroes’ Project ” The heroes nominated, through a designed postcard highlight that: ‘Love is Power’ Portraits and artwork, made by artists from the recent past, and artists still with us will display works of their ‘local hero. ‘ A culmination of work realised so far, compiled with workshops run in local schools, will be displayed and a free: ’Local Heroes’ Event on 27th September 6.30-9pm at Brixton Library, as listed in Lambeth Heritage Festival 2017 Lambeth Heritage Festival September 2017 – Lambeth Council