In remembrance of Olive Morris: #OliveMorrisDay

On Monday 26 June, we will remember the legacy of Olive Morris celebrating her birthday and her life’s work to advocate for social equality. Join us on Twitter @bcaheritage for a special #OliveMorrisDay Twitter Hour between 7pm and 8pm. Find out more about the life of Olive Morris and her tenacity, boldness, and dedication to campaigning against […]

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Unveiling the first memorial for African and Caribbean soliders

The African and Caribbean War Memorial is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom, to specifically honour Commonwealth soldiers from Africa and the Caribbean who fought alongside British troops and their Allies in World War I and World War II.  The Memorial made up of two obelisks in Scottish Whin Stone erected on […]

Roots, Reggae and Resistance: Kabaka Pyramid on Contraband Culture

Tuesday 20 June, 6.30pm – 9.00pm, Black Cultural Archives, Brixton Reggae Britannia and Black Cultural Archives present Roots, Reggae and Resistance: Kabaka Pyramid on Contraband Culture. Meet and greet the multi-talented artist and producer Kabaka Pyramid coming straight from the streets of Kingston, Jamaica with a unique musical… style blending the lyricism of hip-hop, with […]

Brixton Sound Walking Tour

Brixton Sound Walking Tour Saturday 24 June and Saturday 22 July, 2.00pm-4.30pm This extended walking tour will explore the stories and sites that represent more than 100 years of Black music in Brixton. From the musicians who brought jazz to the UK, the record shop that was headquarters to the British civil rights movement, the […]

UK Garage – Sound of a Generation

UK Garage – Sound of a Generation is pop-up exhibition on display in BCA Cafe. From 4 July until 4 August 2017. Marking the 20th Anniversary of UKG’s first number 1, UK Garage- Sound of a Generation takes over the BCA’s café to highlight the achievements and influence the sound had on urban culture. Raw nostalgia […]