Unveiling the first memorial for African and Caribbean soliders

The African and Caribbean War Memorial is the first of its kind in the United Kingdom, to specifically honour Commonwealth soldiers from Africa and the Caribbean who fought alongside British troops and their Allies in World War I and World War II.  The Memorial made up of two obelisks in Scottish Whin Stone erected on […]

Rudi Patterson: Ceramics and Paintings

Born in 1933, St. Thomas Jamaica, Rudi Patterson a self-taught artist and professionally trained actor came to London in the early 1960s. Patterson began painting in 1969 and created around 1,000 paintings as well as hundreds of ceramic pieces, delicately glazed pots, sculptures, and platters. His work drew on influences from Sonia Delaunay Ukrainian born […]

Book launch and signing by Dr. Hakim Adi

  The History of the African and Caribbean Communities in Britain By Dr. History of African and the African Disapora at the University of Chichester. Join us for the book launch and signing at the Black Cultural Archives. Friday 19 December 2.30pm – 6.30pm Free admission, no booking required

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Caribbean Through a Lens

Caribbean through a lens’ is an exciting 18-month community collaboration project, co-produced by The National Archives in Richmond, about a set of incredible early photographs from the 1860s – images that span nearly 100 years of Caribbean colonial history. These have been taken from a broader photographic collection of Foreign and Commonwealth Office images. As […]

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