BFI BLACK STAR and #BCAFilmFest present ICONIC BLACK WOMANHOOD: Josephine Baker and The Evolving Image of Black Women on Screen

BFI BLACK STAR and #BCAFilmFest present ICONIC BLACK WOMANHOOD: Josephine Baker and The Evolving Image of Black Women on Screen Thursday 3 November, 6pm (film screening) and 8.15pm (salon discussion) Following a screening in film, TV and popular culture. This event is free to Zou-Zou ticket holders. All tickets must be booked via the BFI […]

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Friends of Black Cultural Archives hosts Feast in the Archive

Sunday 30 October, 3pm-6pm Join us for a Sunday buffet with a difference as we take the dining experience down memory lane. Take a nostalgic walk through our archives, sharing memories of the past, and together enjoy an afternoon with Friends. Live entertainment, music, and a selection of authentic Caribbean cuisine will be served. Celebrating […]

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Black Cultural Archives Vice-Chair Miranda Brawn launches the UK’s first diversity lecture at The University of Law

  Black Cultural Archives Vice-Chair, Miranda Brawn, has launched the UK’s first diversity lecture – The Miranda Brawn Diversity Leadership Annual Lecture – which was attended by around one hundred 14 to 21 year old Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) future leaders and hosted by the UK’s leading law school, The University of Law […]

Mayor praises the work of the Black Cultural Archives

prostate as an opportunity to learn more about their neighbours and the heritage of our city’s diverse communities – we can only appreciate each other fully when we share and understand our stories and our history.” Picture on left (lr): London Mayor Sadiq Khan, Victoria Northbridge (BCA Collection Manager); Bust of BCA Co-Founder Len Garrison, […]

Vision, Voice & Power – Black Women Artists in Britain

Thursday 10 November from 7.00pm to 9.00pm Black women artists in Britain have played a significant role in the vitality of contemporary British art, yet how many of us can say that we have seen their work or engaged with their visions? Makeda Narrating the struggles for visibility and resilience, Smith will discuss key works […]

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Black Cultural Archives launches online exhibItions with Google Cultural Institute

Check us out on Google’s homepage today! We are launching a series of online exhibitions as part of the Google Cultural Institute. The first in the series will see our inaugural exhibition Re-imagine: Black Women in Britain brought back to life for new audiences across the globe. Re-imagine features a diverse selection of women, inspired […]

Publishing and Literary Archives: Cutting Through White Noise

  Publishing and Literary Archives: Cutting Through White Noise Thursday 13 October 6.30pm – 9.00pm Join us for an evening with Britain’s Iconic Black literary activists in conversation with Shani Crawford. Key figures in political activism in Guyana and in the UK, pioneering husband and wife Eric and Jessica Huntley led the rise of the […]

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