Tag: black history month

Council announces slavery names consultation

Lambeth council today (1 October) launched its planned consultations on what to do about names and places...

Brixton’s black postbox

A postbox on Brixton’s Acre Lane is one of four that have painted black by Royal Mail...

Black History Month films for Brixton arts space

Brixton Village’s new contemporary arts space is hosting weekly film screenings during October – Black History Month.

Major law firm backs charity’s Black History Month lecture

A major international law firm based in Washington and London is teaming up with a local charity...

Plaque to mark 40 years since Bob Marley’s last London appearance

Forty years ago this month, Bob Marley and the Wailers performed their largest UK concert in South London as part of the 1980 “Uprising”...

Brixton inspires new fashion label Bianca Saunders

Bianca Saunders started working in Brixton as part of a 3-month residency series run by Brixton Village. Born and raised in London Bianca recently...

Windrush Day pioneer relaunches Great Black Britons campaign

The 100 Great Black Britons campaign create by Patrick Vernon OBE – who was also a leader of the campaign for Windrush Day –...

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...

Story of a struggle to succeed as an artist

Djofray Makumbu’s story is about a struggle against the odds – how one young man’s talent, determination and hard work brought him artistic success. This...

Reggae history and British pioneers Black Slate

After last week's live performance at Hootananny and as Black History Month gets under way, Anthony Brightly, co-founder and keyboardist of British reggae pioneers Black Slate, talked...

Family tree workshops: help to discover the powerful past

Adrian Stone’s interest in his family began when his mother became seriously ill. He realised he knew little about his background and, like many...

Miranda Brawn Foundation announces 10 new diversity scholarships

The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation launched its third annual lecture during Black History Month on 27 October in central London. Over two hundred...

Brixton Soup Kitchen founder to share his experiences in a book

As part of Black History Month,  Brixton Soup Kitchen founder Solomon Smith was at Brixton Library on Monday 29 October for a Q&A.  He...

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