Tag: bca

Brixton Design Trail launches with free community event

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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

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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

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

BCA celebrates 100th anniversary of the birth of Claudia Jones

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On the 100th anniversary of the birth of political activist Claudia Jones the Black Cultural Archives (BCA) held events to mark her remarkable life and achievements. There’s...

Coming this September: Brixton Design Trail

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Following the success of Brixton Design Week in 2014, local artists, designers and creative businesses are back with Brixton Design Trail from 19-27 September...

Black Cultural Archives is one year young

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Friday 24th July was a very significant day for the BCA as it celebrated its one year anniversary. Arts contributor, Brian Walters reports. Paul Reid,...

I am your neighbour – Ovalhouse festival comes to Brixton

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Between the 13-18 July the Ovalhouse Theatre will decamp up the hill to Brixton, bringing us ‘I am Your Neighbour’ - a festival celebrating...

We need a Windrush Day to celebrate the migrant contribution to...

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Patrick Vernon OBE, political activist and founder of Every Generation Media, writes about the need for a Windrush Day to recognise the migrant contribution...

Brixton music news for July 2015

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Co Arts Editor Barney Evison rounds up the latest music news from our corner of South London. Brixton Fightback gig was a stonker, raises £1.5k Our...

Darcus Howe at BCA to celebrate British black radicalism

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Last weekend the famous broadcaster and campaigner Darcus Howe was at the Black Cultural Archives to speak about race relations in Britain past and...

BCA launches film season with screening of Second Coming

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The Black Cultural Archives is to launch its upcoming film season, Staying Power: Black Britain on Screen, with screening of new Idris Elba film...

Staying Power at the BCA

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Arts co editor, Ruth Waters, finds out more about the latest exhibition at the Black Cultural Archives. The new exhibition at the Black Cultural Archives...