Introducing BCA Book Club

Explore the power of the written word at BCA Book Club, a safe and uncensored space for conversation, discussion, and different perspectives. The selection of books on offer will reflect the material in our

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Café Club Late: Live Jazz and Poetry with Tomorrow’s Warriors

beat of spoken word artists, as the Poetic Unity collective return to transform our upstairs into a space where powerful performances by local poets take centre stage. Tickets are £10, £7 concessions.  

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The 35th Anniversary of the Brixton 1981 Uprisings

  Tuesday 12 April, 7.00pm-9.00pm April 2016 marks 35 years since the youths of Brixton found investigation into the events that transpired. The panel will include Griot Devon Thomas, Brixton’s Bard Alex Wheatle, co-author of seminal text Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain Suzanne Scafe, and celebrated poet Linton Kwesi Johnson. This […]

The 35th Anniversary of the Brixton 1981 Uprisings

  Tuesday 12 April, 7.00pm-9.00pm April 2016 marks 35 years since the youths of Brixton found investigation into the events that transpired. The panel will include Griot Devon Thomas, Brixton’s Bard Alex Wheatle, co-author of seminal text Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain Suzanne Scafe, and celebrated poet Linton Kwesi Johnson. This […]

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Past Reflections: The African Impression on the World

  Tuesday 19 April, 6.30pm-9.00pm Narrative Eye, in collaboration with Black Cultural Archives, uncovers the early migrations of African people across the globe, spreading traditions and knowledge that were adopted by many European nations. This migration moved from the vast libraries of Timbuktu, the gold-rich city states of Mali and Songhai, to the settlements of […]

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Freedom Writers

  Saturday 9 April, 6.00pm-9.00pm This night is a BCA special that explores the work, activism and legacies of freedom writers of the past and present. Our panel of powerful black writers, publishers and historians will explore the tradition of literary activism that emerged from the historical struggles black communities faced as many fought to […]

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Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation

  Black Cultural Archives Vice Chair Miranda Brawn announces Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Foundation Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Scholarship

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