A Tribute to Alton Ellis: The Godfather of Rocksteady and Reggae

Join us for a two-day tribute to Alton Ellis. Together we celebrate his musical legacy. A Tribute to Alton Ellis: The Godfather – Rocksteady and Reggae Pioneer Friday 1 September, 6.00pm-10.00pm Free, booking is essential Book online Friday 1st of September 2017 would have marked Alton Ellis’ 79th birthday. To commemorate this date, we are […]

#BlackSound Pop Up Record shop with Ninja Tune and Brownswood Recordings

Ninja Tune and Brownswood Recordings Pop Up Record Shop will run this summer as part of the Black Sound exhibition season. Rummage through a  selection of hand-picked 7” and 12” vinyls, CDs, LPs and Double Vinyls on sale. The Black Sound exhibition tells the story of 100 years of musical creativity and DIY ingenuity. Overcoming the majority […]

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Spike is 60: Do The Right Thing/Crooklyn Screening and Street Party

We Are Parable and BCA team up to celebrate Spike Lee is 60 Festival As part of their year long film festival dedicated to Spike Lee, We Are Parable are proud to present the sixth event of the “Spike Lee is 60” season, a double bill screening of “Do The Right Thing” and “Crooklyn” taking place at […]

Vinyl Rhythms Listening Party

On 8 June 2017, Black Cultural Archives held Vinyl Rhythms listening party hosted by Sugar Dread, local Brixtonite, Vibes FM radio presenter, and Director of Rastafari Movement UK, and Gaffa Blue DJ/selector for First Class Sound and Killer Watt Sound, and Dubvendor. Watch vinyl lovers share their memories and stories about music, from father-son trips to […]

BCA teamed up with Bloomsbury Books for a special Q&A and blog with Reni Eddo-Lodge
 author of Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

© Amaal Said We teamed up with Bloomsbury Books for special blog and Q&A with the formidable Reni Eddo-Lodge on her recent publication ‘Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People about Race’… Reni’s book is available in the BCA gift shop and also enjoy an exclusive 30% discount for BCA followers. Order from www.bloomsbury.com and quote RENI […]

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BCA Youth Forum find gems at New Beacon Books

BCA Youth Forum headed down to New Beacon Books in North London N4 and discovered a treasure trove of literary gems. Read their blog about the trip….   “It was a warm Thursday afternoon and I had not eaten prior my departure for the train station but I did not care, for I was on my […]

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