Tag: black cultural archives

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...

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,...

BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Win this illustration of ‘the Brixton Nine’

It's that time of year again. A couple of months after the great launch party for the £7m Black Cultural Archives (BCA) centre, the...

Walk in the shoes of the Windrush Generation

Cultural researcher and London Blue Badge holder Kelly Foster will be leading this September’s guided walk, The Island of Brixton, as part of the...

Five Lambeth Heritage Festival events to put in your diary

Summer may be cooling off but there's no need to stay in this September: the Lambeth Heritage Festival is back, bringing plenty of free...

Preview: Black Cultural Archives season at the Ritzy

To celebrate the opening of the Black Cultural Archives, the Ritzy cinema is hosting a special season of films and talks exploring Black British...

Black Cultural Archives prepares to open its doors, Brixton style, this...

The new £7million home for the Black Cultural Archives (BCA), in Windrush Square, Brixton, officially opens its doors with a massive public event on...

RIP MADIBA: How Brixton is paying tribute to Nelson Mandela

With tributes pouring in worldwide, Londoners lay flowers by a statue of the anti-apartheid icon, yards away from the South African High Commission in...

Stories of transformation at TEDxBrixton 2013

The Evelyn Grace Academy recently played host to Brixton's own TEDx - a collection of inspirational talks from a diverse range of speakers. Arts...

Black Cultural Archives Site Dedication Ceremony

Celebrating the development of the UK's first national black heritage centre, the Black Cultural Archives site dedication ceremony took place in Windrush Square this...

BRIX & MORTAR: Raleigh Hall to become the Black Cultural Archives

Written by Sean McEntee as part of Brix & Mortar, a celebration of Brixton's landmarks  The Black Cultural Archives exist to preserve and promote an understanding of...

Black Cultural Archives back on track with new developers in Brixton...

By Juliana Lucas The national Black Cultural Archives (BCA), in Windrush Square, Brixton, will finally open next year after appointing new building contractors. Organisers were unable...

Black Cultural Archives opening delayed until at least July 2013

The new Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is now likely to open in July 2013, the Brixton Blog can confirm, after the building contractors went...