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- Postal District: SW9
- Local Government authority: [London Borough of Lambeth]?
Brixton, situated in the London Borough of Lambeth, is an area of the South London. Nearby areas are Clapham Common, Streatham, Camberwell and Herne Hill. Brixton has a wide variety of residents from long-time locals to new comers due to the area's recent popularity as a trendy arts and entertainment area. It is also a very diverse community with peoples of a wide variety of backgrounds represented throughout the area. In particular, Brixton is a centre for the British-African community.
Brixton Entertainment Scene
Brixton has a very large clubbing and live music scene and there are a number of popular venues include the Brixton Academy, The Windmill, The Fridge and Mass at St Matthew's Church. Many smaller venues flesh out the entertainment scene making Brixton one of the busiest live music and clubbing areas in London. It has also produced some important musicians including members of The Clash, members of the band Alabama 3, Sharon Osbourne, and hip hop group Hijack.