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Townscape Heritage Initiative – The Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives – A home for Black British History, the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving, and celebrating the histories...

Hondo tenants to supply Black Cultural Archives

Two restaurants and four retailers for Brixton’s covered markets will bring the number of active tenants to a record 126, Hondo Enterprises, which runs...

Black Cultural Archives join new government Windrush group

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has accepted a government invitation to join a new Windrush cross-government working group. Home Secretary Priti Patel launched the group...

Fundraising campaign to raise Windrush anchor for monument

Windrush activist Patrick Vernon OBE has launched a fundraising drive to further the campaign to raise the anchor of the Empire Windrush. It would...

Great Black Britons competition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives are backing a national competition launched by the 100 Great Black Britons campaign and supported by Britain’s biggest teachers’ organisation,...

The Poets Corner continues during lockdown

South London’s only weekly poetry event The Poets Corner, an evening of spoken word, is usually in the heart of Brixton every Wednesday. The...

Need to talk? The CommUnion goes online

Poetic Unity, a Brixton based charity founded in 2015 by Ryan J. Matthews-Robinson, better known as Ragz-CV have been looking at how they can...

Charity launches “Quarantine Poems”

Brixton based charity Poetic Unity have been working on services they can provide virtually during lockdown, one of these projects is Quarantine Poems. "In these...

Big demand for Windrush compensation scheme

The strong response to a letter from Lambeth council urging residents to claim under the Windrush Compensation Scheme meant supplies of a special form...

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...

Labour leader hopeful launches campaign in Brixton

Labour Party leadership hopeful Clive Lewis today (10 January) chose Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives for the launch of his campaign. Nominations for a place on...

Proposals for Cherry Groce memorial in Brixton released

Details of a memorial to Cherry Groce in Brixton’s Windrush Square designed by the firm of leading international architect Sir David Adjaye OBE have...

Brixton’s Windrush Square hosts Remembrance Sunday

Brixton again hosted a Remembrance Sunday event yesterday (10 November) at the African and Caribbean war and peace memorial in Windrush Square. It was followed...

Black British satire – a new frontier

Gargie Ahmad talks to Nels Abbey about his debut novel Think Like a White Man, and using satire to highlight racism in Britain today A...

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...

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