Tag: black cultural archives

Prince Charles meets young entrepreneurs in Brixton

Prince Charles today (11 November) visited Brixton to hear from young entrepreneurs who have been supported by the Enterprise programme of his Prince’s Trust. They...

New director for Black Cultural Archives

The Black Cultural Archives, based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, is to have a new managing director. Current director Arike Oke will step down at...

Tube map for Black History month researched in Brixton

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives have combined with Transport for London to produce a Tube map for Black History Month. It features figures pre-Tudors, Georgians and...

‘Curious’ the new play at the Soho Theatre

Jasmine Lee-Jones was the winner of  Evening Standard Award 2019 and Critics’ Circle Theatre Award for Most Promising Playwright for her play 'seven methods...

Reparations Rebellion event returns to Brixton’s roads and Windrush Square

The Afrikan Reparations Rebellion event will again take place in Brixton’s Windrush Square this year. The “Groundings Space” in the square on Sunday 1 August...

In Brixton, Unity is Still Strength

Defend Yourself, an online exhibition by Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, looks at the work of the Brixton Defence Campaign after the 1981 Brixton Uprising. Europe...

Black Cultural Archives quits government body over race report

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA), based in Brixton’s Windrush Square, has quit a government working party on the Windrush scandal over the report of...

Black Cultural Archives chair on leave of absence after sexual misconduct...

Ansel Wong, recently appointed chair of the board of trustees Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, has taken voluntary leave of absence as the result of...

First Black women in the boardroom initiative

A scholarship programme to increase the number of Black women in top roles in British companies and society opens today (1 March). Lambeth equality commissioner...

‘If Black Lives Matter to you, donate blood’

South Londoner Brenda Smith has donated blood for sickle cell patients for more than half of her life. For her 40th donation, she hopes...

New chair for Black Cultural Archives

Ansel Wong CBE, a political activist, cultural historian and community leader, is the new chair of the board of trustees of Brixton’s Black Cultural...

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,...