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  Brixton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brixton is a vibrant inner London suburb 3.3 miles (5.3 km) south of Charing Cross and is the unofficial "capital" of the Jamaican and Caribbean community of London.
Brixton was the scene of anti-police riots in April 1981 and September 1985.
Freddie Davies the comedian and actor was born in Brixton in 1937.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brixton   (1377 words)

  
 London/Brixton - Wikitravel
Brixton is an area of South West London, England in the United Kingdom.
Brixton is very well connected to the rest of the city.
Brixton Tours [1] specialises in one hour tours of Brixton, taking in the history, culture and local attractions of this part of London.
wikitravel.org /en/London/Brixton   (1587 words)

  
 index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Brixton Oval is the common name for the open space opposite Lambeth Town Hall and in front of Brixton Tate Library.
One is the foundation stone of the Brixton Theatre and Opera House "laid by Henry Irving May 3rd 1894"; this is now sitting just outside the wall of the gardens, on the Library side.
In planning the Brixton church Porden broke with tradition and put his tower at the east (Effra Road) end so as not to spoil the beauty of the portico at the west end.
www.brixtonsociety.org.uk /trailone.htm   (2540 words)

  
 Brixton Market - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Brixton Market is a street market in the centre of Brixton, south London.
The song Electric Avenue was written by Eddie Grant referring to part of the market (come out of the tube, turn left then left again) which was the first street in the UK to be lit with electric lamps.
Generally the market is open Mon-Sat from 10 a.m to sunset.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Brixton_Market   (119 words)

  
 Brixton street and indoor markets, Brixton, Lambeth, London SW9 and SW2.
Brixton street and indoor markets, Brixton, Lambeth, London SW9 and SW2.
Brixton's cosmopolitan roots are reflected in its bustling market which has a huge range of food and clothes stores, many of West Indian origin.
The original market which was once protected by extended awnings running the length of the street.
www.urban75.org /brixton/info/market.html   (300 words)

  
 Markets - Shops & Services - Time Out London
The markets listed below are the most famous in the capital, and not too far away from the centre, or the tourist areas.
Historic Spitalfields Market and its gorgeous vaulted roof have already been the victim of City expansion; protesters are trying to keep the remaining square untouched.
Only open on Sundays, the market is immensely popular so it’s worth making the effort to get there before 9am to avoid the crush or, alternatively, drop in just before closing time at 2pm for bargains sold off costermonger style.
www.timeout.com /london/shops/11.html   (1054 words)

  
 Bohemian Brixton
Brixton resisted the turbulent Margaret Thatcher years in the Brixton Riots of the 1980s when the inhabitants revolted at overbearing police discrimination and brutality.
Brixton blazed, and when, in the aftermath, many residents fled, the vacant buildings attracted a new wave of migrants like air into a vacuum: artists, writers, political activists, and plain dropouts who squatted empty properties.
That Brixton is the only district in the UK where cannabis possession won’t lead to arrest is tribute to Brixton’s liberal and counterculture demeanour.
www.victorborg.com /html/bohemian_brixton.html   (1003 words)

  
 Brixton market Afro-Caribbean goods organic food Asian and African fabrics
Brixton market Afro-Caribbean goods organic food Asian and African fabrics
The market was developed outside the BR railway station on Atlantic Road during the 1870s, and ran all along Electric Avenue.
After the huge wave of immigration in the 1950s, the market became an important focal point for the fl community, and still serves up West Indian specialties such as flying fish, breadfruit and all manner of weird looking fresh meats.
www.studios92.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk /guide/brixton_market.htm   (253 words)

  
 Brixton Market
If you want to go to the heart of Brixton than look no further than the three hundred stalls of Europe's biggest Caribbean food market, a place that offers bargains galore and where you can hear it's heart beating in the form of reggae music from one of the many stalls.
Brixton market started life back in the 1870's, when it was first situated along Atlantic Road and ran alongside Electric Avenue.
Market Row is also a good place to go to eat and have a browse around for a bargain.
www.mybrixton.com /brixton/shops-brixton-market.htm   (528 words)

  
 The Brixton Group: About Us
The Brixton Group: About Us The Brixton Group Ltd., formed by its principal and CEO Geoffrey Ruttenberg, a third generation developer, was initially created to specialize in condominium conversions, while catering to the needs of the first time home buyer.
The residential real estate market has rapidly undergone major growth in all price ranges, so too has the focus of The Brixton Group, Ltd, while still maintaining its original focus, The Brixton Group, Ltd. is now also involved in the upper end marketplace in both condominium conversions, and single family housing options.
The Brixton Group, Ltd. is part of the real estate tradition of the Ruttenberg Family and its development history.
thebrixtongroup.com /about.php   (431 words)

  
 London Market, Market In London, A-Z List Of London Markets, advertise, berwick street market, camden markets, covent ...
Billingsgate was originally a general market for corn, coal, iron, wine, salt, pottery, fish and miscellaneous goods and does not seem to have become associated exclusively with the fish trade until the sixteenth century.
Borough Market is one of Londons oldest fruit and vegetables markets.
Brixton market is filled with the largest collection of Afro-Caribbean foodstuffs in Europe, an assortment from shark and goats' meat, pigs' tails and salt fish to plantain, okra, breadfruit and yams.
www.24-7london.co.uk /index.php?page=londonmarket   (2157 words)

  
 Brixton Bar and Grill, London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Brixton Bar & Grill combines service and style with gritty urban edge, located as it is in the chaotic and colourful Brixton market under a vast Victorian railway arch.
I live in Brixton and when I went to the Bar and Grill there was no one from the area (there is always a recognizable face whatever bar you go to around here, people like a drink or two).
Brixton is definitely on the up, I've lived there for about 18 months so it's nice to see these kind of additions to the neighbourhood.
www.worldsbestbars.com /city/south-west/brixton-bar-and-grill.htm   (614 words)

  
 Brixton - About Brixton - 10 things you need to know about us #06
As a result of its experience, track record and market position, Brixton has a huge resource of knowledge in the industrial, distribution and business space sectors.
The joint venture partnerships that we have created give our investing partners access to this market expertise and provide us with alternative financing arrangements and also new revenue potential through activity and performance-based management fees.
As such, Equiton is a non-competing and non-conflicting fund to Brixton’s core activities, but it still benefits from the application of our specialist asset management and customer service capabilities.
www.brixton.plc.uk /about/six.jsp   (216 words)

  
 Brixton Market - urban75 forums
I wondered round Brixton Market with the little one in his pram earlier this week, the weather was fine and the place was bustling.
I do worry slightly though that the market stalls seem to be slowly disappearing over the years.
Brixton market is the only place in this country I've seen jackfruit, cassava and jamaican oranges.
www.urban75.net /vbulletin/showthread.php?t=70883   (1894 words)

  
 SocietyGuardian.co.uk | Regeneration | Brixton: Ghetto fabulous
If you've invited anyone who's lived in Brixton for more than 10 years, they'll tell you their area is being invaded by property-robbing professionals and ditto crack-heads.
Brixton boasts significant Irish and Portuguese populations; a lot of French, Italian and Spanish; plenty of Indians and Pakistanis; an underground scene of post-crusty white activists; plus artists, fashion designers, poets, pop stars...
There have been a couple of other mini-riots in Brixton since; in 1995, sparked by the death of Wayne Douglas in police custody (the Dogstar had its windows put in; Frank Johnson's was done over, again); and in 2000, when police shot a man who they thought was armed, but wasn't.
society.guardian.co.uk /regeneration/story/0,7940,1469727,00.html   (2927 words)

  
 Brixton, England. Travel guide & tourist information by Hostelbookers.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Brixton (www.mylambeth.co.uk) is a classic Victorian suburb, transformed from open fields into bricks and mortar in a couple of decades following the arrival of the railways in the 1860s.
It's regarded as a pretty cool neighbourhood by a large slice of white Londoners, too – folk who like a bit of "street grit" in their lives, though despite popular perceptions of Brixton as a fl ghetto, the area is in fact majority white, and distinctly middle-class over towards Streatham and Herne Hill.
Brixton still lives with the reputation it earned during the 1981, 1985 and (to a lesser extent) 1995 riots, when tensions between the police and the locals (not only the fl community) came to a head.
www.hostelbookers.com /guides/england/brixton   (210 words)

  
 Electric Avenue - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The street was built in the 1880s and now hosts Brixton Market, selling a mix of Caribbean, English, Portuguese and Chinese products.
In April 1999, a homemade nail bomb exploded in the market, injuring 48 people, including a security guard who was trying to move disbelieving shoppers and a 14-year-old boy who picked the bomb up and carried it away from the crowds.
The bomb was one of three detonated by far-right extremist David Copeland in attacks aimed at London's fl, Asian, and gay communities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Electric_Avenue   (176 words)

  
 London - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The London foreign exchange market is the largest in the world, with an average daily turnover of $504 billion, more than the New York and Tokyo exchanges combined.
Brixton, Camberwell and Peckham are home to many families (and their descendants) who immigrated to London from the West Indies during the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, sometimes known as Afro-Caribbeans.
The English newspaper market is dominated by national newspapers, all of which are edited in London.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/l/o/n/London.html   (6874 words)

  
 Brixton Market, London - Whats On in London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Electric Avenue, arguably the epicentre of Brixton, is famous for a number of reasons - one of them is being the subject of reggae artist Eddie Grant's 1983 hit record.
Above all, though, it is the home to Brixton Market, one of the largest collections of Caribbean foodstuffs in Europe.
Explore the market further and discover a haven of music stalls blasting anything from Brazilian samba to the latest dancehall reggae and Colombian cumbia.
www.viewlondon.co.uk /whats_on_34360.html   (220 words)

  
 BBC NEWS | UK | Serving Brixton's black market
Many advertisers and businesses are failing to target ethnic minority communities and missing out on a market with a combined disposable wealth of £32bn, according to research by the advertising trade body.
But this is Woolworths in Brixton, a London neighbourhood which is considered the cultural heart of Black Britain.
Professor Mullard believes companies are failing to recognise the potential of localised markets, even when they pay lip-service to diversity in their brochures.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/uk_news/3192753.stm   (810 words)

  
 BBC - London - Your London - Destination Brixton - Exhibitions in Brixton
Brixton’s first ever International Art Fair will be showcasing over 100 artists who are both local and international rising stars.
Having grown up in Brixton yet lived abroad for a number of years Rebecca feels at home yet maintain a voyeurs' perspective and her images capture the spirit of Brixton's diversity and quirkiness.
Brixton's Josephine Avenue will be packed with all sorts of art at this day-long fair.
www.bbc.co.uk /london/yourlondon/destination_brixton/arts.shtml   (774 words)

  
 London markets: Camden Market, Portobello Road, Brixton & other London markets
Portobello Road Market is the London market par excellence, famous all over the world for its antiques and art objects.
Brixton Market is mainly for ethnic foods, fruits and vegetables.
Covent Garden market is in the same area as the famous Covent Garden opera theater, the Royal Opera House.
www.ferreri.freeserve.co.uk /londonmarkets.html   (760 words)

  
 Brixton Market
: Dorothea Smartt was appointed by Spread the Word to be the resident poet in Brixton Market from August - October 1998.
During the residency, she was "commissioned to write poems about the market, its history and its place at the heart of Brixton." This culminated in a poetry reading with Roger Robinson on National Poetry Day (1998) to "a lively and receptive local audience, some attending their first poetry reading" in Brixton Library.
Brixton was one of the first English markets to serve the needs of the African-Caribbean community.
www.poetrysociety.org.uk /places/brixmar.htm   (266 words)

  
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 London Borough of Lambeth | Brixton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Brixton attracts more than its fair share of media attention, partly because of its reputation for vibrant challenging, multicultural and diverse communities, but also because of the testing social issues experienced by the people who live, work and play here.
Brixton is at the heart of fl media and culture and is the home of the Voice Newspaper, Black Cultural Archives, several galleries, design projects and Brixton Market.
It is for anyone who cherishes their cultural background.  The Brixton Town Centre office is working closely with Black Cultural Archives, a longstanding Brixton based organisation, to realise their aspirations to develop Raleigh Hall as a Centre for Black Heritage and Culture of national reach.
www.lambeth.gov.uk /AboutLambeth/Brixton.htm   (738 words)

  
 Uktravel.com - London Guide
Ten years ago, after a fight to save the market from closure, the traders succeeded in raising sufficient money to buy a lease on the property, and build an entirely new market which Her Majesty the Queen, Queen Elizabeth II honoured by ceremoniously opening it ten years ago.
Such has been the reputation of the market that it has now been awarded its own coat of arms, an achievement of which the market is duly proud.
The antique market is held on Monday, the general market on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and the Arts and Crafts market on Saturday and Sunday.
www.uktravel.com /londoncontent.asp?attID=206&cat=11&catName=Markets&offset=0   (141 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides | Forums Messages
The calendar for Brixton clubs is in the weekly magazine Time Out, and also on http://icsouthlondon.ic24.com/.
Brixton has tried to put it?s shady past behind it and with it?s current zero tolerance policing it has improved, but only slightly.
Of course Brixton is vibrant, ethnically fascinating and diverse, it is also socially deprived.
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 Untitled Document
This area is all that remains of the old Brixton common.
Bought and donated to Brixton by Amy Tate, of the Tate and Lyle family, this area sits just in front of the Bixton Library (formerly the Tate library) and the Ritzy cinema.
There is a thriving market all around Electric Avenue, also noted as one of the first streets in London to have electricity.
www.aambh.org.uk /html/contact.htm   (105 words)

  
 Brixton Attractions - London - UK Attraction
Brixton Baptist Church is quite striking in that it has the fascia...
Brixton is home to one of the most cosmopolitan communities in London...
Situated in the heart of Brixton next to the railway station this...
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 cannabisnews.com: Brixton? Right Now It's a 24-hr Crack Supermarket
It was the middle of the afternoon in London's Brixton market, the area at the heart of a hugely controversial 'softly-softly' drugs experiment which has seen those caught with small amounts of cannabis facing nothing more than a telling-off.
After the Brixton race riots in 1981, police in the area adopted a relaxed attitude towards cannabis smoking: the chances of being arrested and prosecuted for possessing the drug were minimal.
The market has grown, but the way it operates is the same.' In an attempt to beat police tactics, dealers now carry fewer rocks in their mouths than they used to in order to make it easier to swallow them in the event of a raid.
www.cannabisnews.com /news/thread13205.shtml   (2489 words)

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