Claudia Jones – 100th anniversary of her Birth

  On Saturday 22 August we will be celebrating the life of Claudia Jones who was a leading campaigner for social equality during the 1950s and 1960s. Born in 1915 in Trinidad, Port of Spain, Claudia emigrated to New York as a child in 1923, and deported to Britain for her beliefs in 1955. She […]

NEW EXHIBITION | Re-imagine: Black Women in Britain

Our inaugural exhibition Re-imagine: Black Women in Listen to a tapestry of voices and re-imagine the historical accounts of an 18th century freedom fighter, social and political activists, talented musicians, writers and a woman serving in the Royal Navy. 24 July – 30 November 2014 FREE admission more information about our programme Check out our […]

A visit from: Black Feminists

As March is International Women’s Month, it seemed apt that we should host two evenings of wine, nibbles and archives (but for anyone interested, the wine and the nibbles were very far from the archives) with visits from the Black Feminists. The purpose of the evenings was to bring a new audience in to the […]