Archive | Videos RSS feed for this section

Brixton on Pathe

Brixton Blog has uncovered something rather wonderful: a treasure trove of videos on from the British Pathe archive: Brixton films on British Pathe « Brixton Blog: What a find. British Pathe has opened up an online archive of 90,000 videos including newsreel, sports footage and social history documentaries from 1896-1976.  There are endless wonderful videos [...]

Read more

Philippe Castaing on Brixton Green

Brixton Blog has a fascinating interview with Philippe Castaing – owner of the Opus Cafe on Acre Lane – and his plans for Brixton Green: The Brixton Green plan is to create a Community Land Trust in Somerleyton Rd – a space with residential housing and public facilities owned and run by the people who [...]

Read more

Filming the Cycle Superhighway

Nice video of someone cycling one of the new Cycle Superhighways through South London, in this case around Elephant and Castle.

Read more

Steve Reed speaking at the Cooperative fortnight

Steve Reed, Lambeth council leader, spoke about the Lambeth cooperative project at the New Ground for Cooperation session as part of the Cooperative fortnight. He describes how the idea of a cooperative council came out of giving local people power to run their own estates, and how this led to better services. This has developed [...]

Read more

Brixton: Now and then

YouTube – Brixton: Now and then.

Read more

Deptford, then and now, in pictures

Rather lovely, this: YouTube – Deptford……. Then and Now.

Read more

YouTube – Southwark Arts Forum Event

YouTube – Southwark Arts Forum Event.

Read more