The Brixton Midnight Run

The Brixton Midnight Run Commemorating 30 Years of Black History Month Saturday 7 October, 6pm – Midnight The Midnight Run is a walking, arts-filled, night-time cultural journey through urban spaces. It gathers strangers and local artists together to explore, play and create, whilst the city sleeps. The MNR aims to break down social barriers and […]

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 […]

We Stand As Living Monuments

We Stand As Living Monuments 2MZ x Black Cultural Archives, part of Brixton Design Trail 2016 17 – 25 September We have teamed up with Brixton design studio 2MZ for the Brixton Design Trail 2016, London Design Festival’s newest design district. Our courtyard will be reimagined with We Stand As Living Monuments, an installation inspired […]

A Moving Image presents: Distorted Images

  graduate of the National Film and Television School, his graduate film Touch won Shooting People’s Film of The Month competition, chosen by Oscar nominated cinematographer Rodrigo Prieto. Touch also toured the UK as part of The BFI’s Sci-Fi season.Shola’s debut Feature is a multimedia Film A Moving Image is funded by The BFI

See Me Here! A unique night photographic installation

contemporary Black London through art and photography captured at the inaugural Afropunk London 2016 festival. Check out more upcoming digital exhibitions via Black Cultural Archives’ Digital Archive Box.   Presented in association with Afropunk London.

BCA Youth Forum presents: Break the Mould

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Nelson Mandela

18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013. We mourn the passing of an African Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

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Sunshine Day – Dedication For The New Black Heritage Centre

On Saturday 8 June 2013 the sun shone on the site dedication to celebrate the redevelopment of Raleigh Hall, a Grade II listed building in the heart of Brixton, which will become the UK’s first national Black heritage centre and our home in 2014. In front of an enthusiastic and buoyant audience of over 250 […]

May-June Update: Progress with the national Black heritage centre

The construction works are moving forward rapidly and in accordance with the programme. The walls of the new building starts to take shape. For a real time view of the the building taking shape, have a look at the time lapse camera onsite.

Directors Letter: March-ing Forward

This has been another exciting and busy month, as we move closer to the opening of the national Black heritage centre. March started with an unexpected surprise when I received a call on Wednesday 6th March from Dawn Hill, BCA Chair who asked me to be at Windrush Square for 9am on Thursday morning for […]