It’s impossible not to shop during Christmas, however careful you might be in your everyday, for reasons of personal or global economy. Saving, sustainability and any strong convictions you may have about spending often go out the window when we’ve got relatives and festivities to think about. But hey - it doesn’t have to be that way!
This Christmas, like many of your fellow Brixtonites, you can leave generic gifts, queues, undelivered packages, and an uneasy conscience to someone else. You live in Brixton! You don’t have to do any of this. Lots of people choose to do their Christmas shopping - food and gifts - in Brixton Pounds, and here are a few reasons why.
The Brixton Pound was the UK’s first local currency in an urban area. A what? Yeah that’s right: Brixton’s own money, or as we prefer to say, money Brixton style. Approaching its 5th birthday, the Brixton Pound has learnt how to walk and is now starting to run. Here’s why you should start using it: