Tag: black cultural archives

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...

CBE for Black Cultural Archives’ Dawn Hill

Dawn Hill, chair of Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives, received a major award in this year’s new year’s honours list. She was made a CBE –...

Competition for modern day poets launches for Black History Month

Poetic Unity, the charity behind the hit weekly poetry event, The Poets Corner at the Black Cultural Archive in Brixton is launching a poetry...

Brixton Design Trail “Love is power”

In a message to visitors and local people, the organisers of the Brixton Design Trail explain their mission and method … Brixton Design Trail returns...

Lambeth’s Show of Unity in Brixton

Brixton’s Back Cultural Archives last night (3 July) hosted a display of unity in the face of recent events with speakers from several faiths...

Darcus Howe remembered at Black Cultural Archives

Hundreds of people crowded into Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives last night (9 April) for an event to mark the death of the noted equal...

‘Love is Power’ theme for Brixton Design Trail 2017

“Love is Power” is the theme for this year’s Brixton Design Trail – part of the London Design Festival – taking place from 16...

Black British music exhibition at Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives

An exhibition opening next month at the Black Cultural archives in Brixton will celebrate pioneering Black British musicians, fans and promoters and the journey...