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V&A Africa: Exploring Hidden Histories Ends: 3rd February, 2013 V&A Museum Building on museum-wide research (originally supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund), Exploring Hidden Histories presents a fascinating account of the V&A’s collections of art and design from Africa. Many of the exhibits – including jewellery, textiles and sculpture – have never been on public […]

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January Jump Up

2012 was a really challenging year at Black Cultural Archives. We decided to start 2013 with a bang and to bless the new year we hosted a ‘Jump Up’ for friends and family of Black Cultural Archives, to thank those who have supported us over many years, particularly throughout 2012. A special thanks to our […]

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Builders back on site at the Black Heritage Centre

The snow arrived in Brixton and so did the new builders. We were really pleased to see the new contractors on site. At the end of 2012 we reported that we had made great progress in procuring a new contractor, and we are pleased to announce that in late December Rooff  Ltd were appointed as our new contractors. Preparatory […]

Black Cultural Archives opposes the proposed removal of Mary Seacole and Olaudah Equiano from the National Curriculum