Roots, Reggae and Resistance: Kabaka Pyramid on Contraband Culture

Tuesday 20 June, 6.30pm – 9.00pm, Black Cultural Archives, Brixton Reggae Britannia and Black Cultural Archives present Roots, Reggae and Resistance: Kabaka Pyramid on Contraband Culture. Meet and greet the multi-talented artist and producer Kabaka Pyramid coming straight from the streets of Kingston, Jamaica with a unique musical… style blending the lyricism of hip-hop, with […]

Last chance to see Rastafari in Motion ends Saturday 10 September

Join us for the final week of Rastafari in Motion as we mark the close of the exhibition with Speakers Corner, Ethiopian New Year celebration and legacy workshops for the majestic and influential exhibition that spotlighted the contributions Rastafari in Britain. Rastafari in Motion Last chance to see, ends Saturday 10 September 2016 Co-curated in […]

Book Launch – Ormonde by Hannah Lowe

Award-winning writer Hannah Lowe launches her latest book, a poem cycle which charts the 1947 journey of the Ormonde, the first ship to carry immigrants from Jamaica to the UK. On board was her father, R. Lowe, ready to start a new life in a new country. Hannah writes poignantly of his hopes and aspirations, […]

Obituary: Rudi Patterson

Rudi Patterson, artist of Jamaican heritage, passed on peacefully at the age of 79 on 24 July 2013.  He had struggled bravely with illness and surgery for some years. He died of cancer in a hospice near his Westbourne Park home. He leaves behind his son Orville (“Junior”), who had been his devoted carer along […]

Wheel n’ Tun Mi – Quadrille in Brixton

As a charity, Black Cultural Archives is dependent on the generous support of the community, both in terms of finance and the work of our volunteers and committees. We want to thank all of those who helped on the night, including the Januka dance group but especially our BCA Friends who organised the event. One […]

Wheel n' Tun Mi – Quadrille in Brixton

As a charity, Black Cultural Archives is dependent on the generous support of the community, both in terms of finance and the work of our volunteers and committees. We want to thank all of those who helped on the night, including the Januka dance group but especially our BCA Friends who organised the event. One […]