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Category Archives: local goods
TweetWhy not support local creativity by buying your presents from local makers this year? You’ll also have the pleasure of knowing that your gift is likely to be unique and won’t be found anywhere else on the high street! Here … Continue reading
TweetA little less than two months ago we advertised an opportunity for our makers to be involved in a community-oriented pop-up shop in West Norwood over the Christmas period. This post describing the shop is by one of the makers … Continue reading
TweetAnita Thorpe of Diverse Gifts, Brixton, has certainly had a stressful few weeks. Why? Well, she’s been working with Makerhood on the second annual Christmas promotion of local makers – but of course, that has all gone very smoothly. 😉 … Continue reading
TweetSaskia spoke to Bruno and Karl from the London Beer Lab about the opening of their micro-brewery later this month, and about exciting local beer plans with Brixton Buzz. Why open a brewery in Brixton? Bruno: When I moved to … Continue reading
TweetThis Christmas, Brixton giftshop Diverse is showcasing Brixton creative talent through its “Makers in the Hood” event. There are 16 makers taking part, offering a wide range of hand-made products, such as artwork, toys, natural products, jewellery, accessories and more. The event … Continue reading
TweetWe’re delighted to announce that acclaimed local author and playwright Stella Duffy is our latest curator, choosing her five favourite items from the Makerhood website. For almost 15 years Stella has lived in Loughborough Junction, where her Orange-prize longlisted novel The Room … Continue reading
TweetMary Portas’s review of the future of our high streets highlights that online shopping has contributed to the demise of town centres. But the work we have done with Makerhood shows that online sites can also help revitalise interest in buying … Continue reading
TweetMakerhood member Eight B Design has collaborated with another Brixton business, Giant Sparrows, to produce a novel range of mobile phone cases featuring street art by international artists, including Banksy. The designs were once found in the Waterloo area but have now been painted … Continue reading
TweetLots of new and familiar faces turned up yesterday for the second Makers’ Market at Brixton. Coinciding with the We Love Brixton event in Windrush Square, it meant that there was a fair number of people around. As well as … Continue reading