With strong ties to the Caribbean, vibrant Brixton is the birthplace of David Bowie, a buzzing nightlife hub and a foodie destination packed with markets and innovative restaurants. Try out global cuisine at Pop Brixton, Brixton Village and Market Row, see live gigs at the O2 Academy Brixton, or catch a film at historic cinema the Ritzy. What’s more, it’s just 10 minutes from central London!

Music venues and clubs in Brixton

Insider's guide to Brixton

People dancing in a venue in Brixton
Blogger Sandra Brobbey

Reasons to visit Brixton

Blogger Sandra Brobbey, who writes for Brixton Blog, gives you the inside scoop on how to get the most from this south London gem.

Find out why Brixton has become one of London’s most popular go-to areas for live music, trend-defining cuisine and a jumping nightlife.

Only seven minutes (four stops) on a Victoria line Tube from Victoria station, in Central London, read Sandra's area guide to Brixton to gen up on this must-see London neighbourhood.