Power of Voice Festival celebrating International Women’s Month 2016

  8 March 2016 marks International Women’s Day. A celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. This year, Black Cultural Archives presents the Power of Voice festival, a series of events that aims to unify and empower Black women through collective exploration, conversation and debate. We will illuminate the historical accounts […]

Stephen Bourne talks about his inspirations and Black British history

Community historian and author Stephen Bourne talks about his personal journey and what inspired his interest in Black British history. Stephen is a long-standing supporter of (2005), Mother Country: Britain’s Black Community on the Home Front 1939-45 (The History Press, 2010) and The Motherland Calls: Britain’s Black Servicemen and Women 1939-45 (The History Press, 2012). […]


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 […]