Tag: black cultural archives

Black History Month in Brixton

Lambeth Libraries in partnership with the Black Cultural Archives and local organisations host Black History Month with authors, films, music, dance, theatre and a...

Learn about the history of Brixton at the heritage festival

  Lambeth Heritage Festival is a September month-long festival led by Lambeth Archives and the Lambeth Local History Forum. For history buffs there is plenty to...

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...

Brixton at centre of Windrush Day events

Windrush Day on Saturday (22 June) will be marked in Brixton and all over Britain by many events, performances and commemorations. Locally, there will be a...

Windrush day marks first screening of Hero film

A Brixton local cinema will host the first screening of the movie Hero on 22 June, Windrush Day, writes Lucy Williams.  Based on the extraordinary...

Brixton poet Ragz-CV releases first spoken word album

Brixton local Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson, better known as Ragz-CV, has released his first spoken word album Soul Lyrical that is on sale exclusively at...

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...

Cultural Archives get £200,000 government grant

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives is to get £200,000 from central government to secure its “immediate future”, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today (13 December). He...

MPs urge government action on ‘serious funding crisis’ at Brixton’s Black...

More than 100 MPs today (31 October) called on the government to act over a “serious funding crisis” facing Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives. In 2017...

Council plans £250,000 grant for Black Cultural Archives

Lambeth council is planning to offer Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) a grant of £250,000 to help it to change its business model and...

Expectations: The untold story of Black community leaders

Expectations: The Untold Story of Black British Community Leaders in the 1960s and 1970s will be centre stage at Brixton's Black Cultural Archives from Tuesday...

VE Day ceremony in Windrush Square

Brixton’s African Caribbean war memorial in Windrush Square will be the scene of a VE (Victory in Europe) Day celebration tomorrow (8 May) that...

Brixton Legal Windrush generation – A frightening legal limbo

Local solicitor Pam Douglas explains the legal background to the ‘Windrush scandal’ We are very fortunate in Brixton to have the Black Cultural Archives on...

Destroyed Windrush generation landing cards ‘should have come to Brixton’

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) have demanded to know why crucial evidence about the immigration status of the Windrush Generation was destroyed instead of...
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Everyday life of 20th century West Africa comes to Brixton

Visitors to Brixton will, from today (7 March), be able to experience the everyday life of West Africa in the first half of the...

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