BCA Friends

As a registered charity Black Cultural Archives relies on the support and donations of the general public, you can help us fulfill our mission to collect, preserve and celebrate the histories of diverse people of African and Caribbean descent in Britain.

You can support us by becoming a BCA Friend and can join today from as little as £2.50 per month (£1.25 per month for those under 26). Help us on our journey in promoting across Britain the richness of African and Caribbean heritage and history, igniting the minds of the general public with hidden histories and untold stories. Help us to change history and inspire the next generation.

By becoming a BCA friend you are supporting the country’s first Black heritage center and in doing so we want to demonstrate our thanks by offering you some exclusive benefits with your membership:

  • A BCA friends welcome pack 
  • Update letters from Director and Chair of BCA Friends 
  • Your BCA Friends membership card featuring some of the best images from our archives
  • A unique Black Cultural Archives branded Tote Bag 
  • 10% discount in our café and shop 
  • Priority booking on our events (10 days before the general public)
  • And exclusive invitations to special events (Curator Talks, Café Club socials and BCA Book Club) 
Individual Member
(£2.50 per month/£30 one of payment)

As an Individual member you will receive all of the benefits above

Joint Member

(£3.75 per month/£45 one of payment)

As a joint member you have access to all of the benefits above plus one guest invitation. 

Under 26s Member

(£1.25 per month/£15 one of payment)

Our Under 26 membership entitles you to the benefits above and access to our Stories Hub and our uniquely styled retro BCA Friends badge. 

Gold Member
(£10 per month/£100 one of payment)
A Gold member is entitled to all of the above benefits plus:
  • A look inside the archives with a Heritage Centre Tour 
  • Access to our Stories Hub 
  • Invitations to our Donor talks which allows you opportunities to meet with donors and explore selected collections
  • Invitations to Exhibition private views 

Sign Up Today!

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