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Lambeth Question Time at Brixton Library

Lambeth council are hosting a day of activities and workshops around Windrush Square on Friday 6 September from 10am-4pm. Representatives of the council, local...

BCA’s new head Arike Oke says archives are a world to...

Arike Oke, head of the Black Cultural Archives on Brixton's Windrush Square talks to Leslie Manasseh about her new job The Black Cultural Archives is...

New managing director for Black Cultural Archives

Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has appointed Arike Oke as its new managing director. According to the BCA, her...

Brixton talent prepares to go on show

Brixton Design Trail will once again bring local people, creatives and organisations together from 15 to 23 September. The theme of this year’s trail...

Guardian angel for Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial

As Brixton geared up for the Windrush anniversary, the African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square got a new caretaker. Stafford Geoghagen owner of Caribbean...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

Pegasus Opera honours founder with Brixton performance

Pegasus Opera is honouring the life of its founder Lloyd Newton as part of Black History Month with a concert celebrating Black composers and...

Brixton Design Trail “Love is power”

In a message to visitors and local people, the organisers of the Brixton Design Trail explain their mission and method … Brixton Design Trail returns...

National diversity award nomination for BCA patron Miranda Brawn

Miranda Brawn, patron of Briton's Black Cultural Archives, business woman and diversity champion  has been nominated for a National Diversity Award for her work...

Brixton Design Trail launches with free community event

Get your creative juices flowing and help shape this year’s Brixton Design Trail. The team who put Brixton on the map last year as...

Date fixed for memorial to recognise Black servicemen and women

A memorial to Black Caribbean and African Commonwealth soldiers who fought in the first and second world wars is to be erected in Brixton...

Muhammad Ali remembered at the Black Cultural Archives

Boxing legend and activist Muhammad Ali is honoured with an event and archive display at the Black Cultural Archives, following his death earlier this month.  Brixton...

Remembering the Brixton 1981 Uprisings

Locals came together to mark the 35th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprising at the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) this week. Arts co editor Barney...

Brixton Design Trail 2016 Launch Party!

Join the Brixton Design Trail team on 27 April at a free event at Brixton East 1871 (100 Barrington Road, SW9 7JF). Tickets  Eventbrite Brixton...

BCA talk to explore gaps in black history

On Thursday 12 November, the Black Cultural Archives is hosting the second annual Len Garrison Memorial Lecture, titled Gaps in Black History, at the Institute...
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Black Georgians: new BCA exhibition retells British history

On Friday 9 October a new exhibition opens at the Black Cultural Archives. ‘Black Georgians: the Shock of the Familiar’ promises to shed new...

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