TEDx Brixton Blog

Brixton: The Muse

Alfie, Marilyn Monroe and Sherlock Holmes: what do they all have in common? Did you know that not only is it home to poets and prime ministers, but that Brixton is also a muse, and a source of inspiration? No? Well read on! Music matters: * Brixton not only inspired The...
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Made in Brixton: Poets and Prime Ministers

If you’ve ever wandered through the South London department store Morleys, you’ll probably have spotted the Brixton trivia dotted around the building. It’s likely that you already know that iconic musician David Bowie was born in Brixton, and lived on Stansfield Road. However, did you also know that Brixton is the...
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Transformations: Are they always for the best?

Brixton has been in the news again: not for its amazing artists or music venues or socially-aware photography gallery; Not for the international foodstuffs or the stunning fabrics or the array of other goodies that market-goers can discover; Not even for the warming Soup Kitchen that is being so highly frequented, nor...
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Evelyn Grace Academy to host TEDxBrixton 2013

The Evelyn Grace Academy is set to host the inaugural TEDx event in Brixton on July 13th 2013. With the theme of ‘Transformations’ as the events’ backdrop, the Zaha Hadid designed building will serve to illustrate that perfectly. Follow @tedxbrixton on Twitter to be the first to find out when...
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