VISIT BLACK CULTURAL ARCHIVES

 
 
It is a goldmine of information about Black cultural identity in Britain.
— Kwame Kwei-Armah, actor, writer and broadcaster

We are the UK’s only dedicated heritage centre for Black British history and culture. 

Free ENTRY.
Windrush Square. Brixton, SW2 1EF.

 
 
 

Photo credit: Aswad, c.1980s © Ian Watts, manwattspixs.com;
Courtesy of Black Cultural Archives -Black Sound exhibition.

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Exhibition

Black Sound

7 APRIL – 4 NOVEMBER 2017. NOW EXTENDED UNTIL MARCH 2018.

Black Sound tells the story of 100 years of musical creativity and DIY ingenuity. Overcoming the majority status quo of the music industry, Black British music has migrated from the margins to re-master the mainstream.

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Black Cultural Archives is the only national heritage centre dedicated to collecting, preserving and celebrating the histories of African and Caribbean people in Britain. 

The relevance of our history is universal. By supporting BCA, you are helping to embed our stories within the history of Britain, ensuring that our contributions are visible and accessible to everyone.

 

 
 
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