Born in Shame – Became a Dame
Sep
20
7:00 PM19:00

Born in Shame – Became a Dame

Described as a politically aware ‘radical health visitor’ in the 1970s, Dame Professor Elizabeth Anionwu has been a trailblazer throughout her professional. Join BCA Chair Dawn Hill CBE in conversation with Dame Professor Elizabeth Anionwu for an intimate reading and conversation about her memoirs and remarkable journey from shame to dame.

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West African Kingdoms Course
Aug
7
7:00 PM19:00

West African Kingdoms Course

Learn about the visible monuments, manuscripts, and fine art that demonstrate a rich African heritage and the traditional belief systems underpinning this heritage. From this historical evidence, you will further explore the histories of gold-rich civilisations in West Africa before the onset of slavery.

Fees apply.

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Aunty
Jul
14
2:00 PM14:00

Aunty

Have you ever wondered how the term ‘Aunty’ has come bear so many meanings both inside and outside our immediate families? Join our theatrical conversation as we unveil the layers and multiple roles of the matriarchs in communities as we showcase new play ‘Aunty’ for the first time at Black Cultural Archives.

£5

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Visions and Voices from the Windrush: A Cultural Legacy
Jun
23
3:00 PM15:00

Visions and Voices from the Windrush: A Cultural Legacy

Explore the rich history and contributions of the Windrush Generation in the UK. From carnival to music, literature and art; the cultural legacy of the Windrush is yet to be fully unpacked and appreciated. Join the extraordinary panellist cultural activists: Eric Huntley publisher and co-founder of Bogle-L’Ouverture in conversation.

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