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Apply for free support from local businesses via Brixton Pound

Would you like free workshops, mentoring or work experience? If you’re a Lambeth community group, school or individual, apply using this questionnaire, register your interest, and get free support from 50 local businesses.

Pop Brixton goes out into the community

It’s part of a project by Brixton Pound that funnels Pop Brixton’s business skills and resources out to communities. Each participating business gives an hour of their time per week. It doesn’t sound huge, but adds up to over 2,600 hours of voluntary support per year!

Tell us about yourself

Even if you’re not entirely clear at this stage on how the scheme could help you, tell us about you and what you’re trying to do in the community – we’ll come up with some ideas.

What’s on offer?

Business & employment

  • product design; branding and marketing;
  • events catering; design-a-logo workshops
  • work experience and internships
  • mentoring and support for business start ups
  • barista training

Life & style

  • karate, yoga and street dance workshops
  • arts & crafts
  • design a café
  • dj-ing
  • making food – including pizza, pasta and pancake
  • nutrition and health
  • sewing, mending & upcycling

Support for community organisations

  • social media & web design
  • free workshops for members

General support

  • English language
  • mentoring young people

Let’s get cracking

The application form for free support is online and takes around 3 minutes to complete: Paper copies are available at the Brixton Pound Café (B£ Café) 77 Atlantic Rd. If you are filling one out by hand, please return to Lucy.


The Brixton Pound

The Brixton Pound (B£) is money that sticks to Brixton. It’s designed to support Brixton businesses and encourage local trade and production. It’s a complementary currency, working alongside (not replacing) pounds sterling, for use by independent local shops and traders. The B£ gives local traders and customers the chance to support each other and maintain the diversity of the high street and strengthen pride in Brixton.

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