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School Ground Sounds: Highlights from Grit School

Guest Blog by Sarah-Nell Moullier This November the School Ground Sounds team launched the second year of The Grit School. The Grit School is an opportunity for a selected group of 19 young musicians in Lambeth to take part in…

Winter is coming & it’s cool to be kind: Lessons from The People’s Fridge

One of the first things I noticed when I joined the Impact Hub community was its love for a large, square refrigeration device, just outside the doors of Impact Hub Brixton. It didn’t take me very long to understand why.…

Introducing: SAKEYA.London & Chef/Director Noriko Tanaka

Noriko Tanaka, Impact Hub Brixton member and chef/director of SAKEYA.London, Pop Brixton’s newest eatery talked fish, sculpture and paper with Ann Eve-Storr. Noriko came to London to study sculpture at UCL. Looking for part-time work to support her, Noriko landed…

Guest post: local spending power – is money being left on the table?

By guest writer Dan Ebanks Dan Ebanks is the founder of Firesouls which makes digital products that drive innovation within and get more resources to the public and community sector. Their latest product is something called the Social Value Exchange,…

Meet David Pierre-Louis, filmmaker & Impact Hub Port-au-Prince co-founder

Hub Brixton folks, Hub London folks, new folks, and other folks, it may be of interest to you all that a month-long fundraising campaign has begun in earnest for a new Impact Hub Port-au-Prince in Haiti. Co-founded by the American-Haitian…

Quiz: what really goes on inside that empty shipping container?

By our resident story teller Victoria Stewart Let’s play a game or two. Before we start which Hubbers have been upstairs to the spare shipping container? If you have what did you use it for, and why? If not, what’s…

Offline Festival: it was off-the-hook

Last weekend saw the first-ever Offline Festival, two days of people coming together to go camping, do yoga, try storytelling, listen to talks and participate in workshops – but mostly to share news and knowledge of community building. Various Hub…

Harvest: time to take in 2017 so far, and look ahead to new things

By our resident storyteller, Victoria Stewart Something that has cropped up in Hub conversations lately is how life feels very back-to-school-like at the moment. It’s a time when we mentally clear away some of the year gone by, and start…

Who wants to meet… Hub Connect members?

By our resident story teller, Victoria Stewart One of the coolest things about the people who are members of Impact Hub Brixton is the sheer range of skills everyone has. One person’s ability to make – and subsequently to teach…