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BCA celebrates 100th anniversary of the birth of Claudia Jones

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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...

Best of Brixton: February

Our top tips for what's on in February...  Mon 9 @ Upstairs at the Ritzy. Tonight the Ritzy hosts their ‘board games and beyond night’,...

New exhibition opens at the BCA this week

Staying Power opens on Thursday 15 January and runs until Tuesday 30 June 2015 at Black Cultural Archives, Windrush Square. Admission is free for all. The exhibition is the culmination of a...

Lessons from Play School at the BCA

Baroness Floella Benjamin leads the BCA’s inaugural Len Garrison Memorial lecture Last month the  Black Cultural Archives hosted its first Len Garrison Memorial lecture.  The annual...

December at the BCA

Making Freedom: New exhibition  It's a very busy month for Brixton's Black Cultural Archives. Following on from a triumphant opening exhibition, Making Freedom will open...

Win tickets to inaugural Len Garrison lecture at BCA

Baroness Floella Benjamin is to open the first annual lecture dedicated to educationalist Len Garrison at the Black Cultural Archives next Thursday and the...

Memorial to fallen African and Caribbean soldiers to be unveiled in...

Europe's first memorial to African and Caribbean soldiers who lost their lives in the two world wars will be unveiled in Windrush Square, Brixton...

WHATS ON: Black History Month at the Black Cultural Archives

We may already be half way through Black History Month - but there's a packed schedule still at the new Black Cultural Archives HQ,...

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