Guerrilla in Pictures – A new photography exhibition at Black Cultural Archives

Image credit: Photograph by Neil Kenlock and Guerrilla image still courtesy of Sky Atlantic From 7 to 15 April 2017 To celebrate the upcoming launch of the new Sky Original Production Guerrilla on 13 April, Sky and photographer Neil Kenlock have joined forces to create ‘Guerrilla in Pictures’ – a photography exhibition housed at Black Cultural Archives. ‘Guerrilla […]

Windrush Square Opening Celebration

#BACK TO BRIXTON Black Cultural Archives has moved back to Brixton. Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated the opening of our brand new heritage centre and permanent home in the heart of Brixton. The opening of the Black Cultural Archives saw one of the biggest audience in the history of Windrush Square with […]

Windrush Square Opening Celebration

#BACK TO BRIXTON Black Cultural Archives has moved back to Brixton. Thank you to everyone who came and celebrated the opening of our brand new heritage centre and permanent home in the heart of Brixton. The opening of the Black Cultural Archives saw one of the biggest audience in the history of Windrush Square with […]

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.

Thank-you to Vivek Malhotra

We, at Black Cultural Archives, say a fond farewell to Vivek Malhotra at the project to create our the future. Dawn Hill, Chair, Black Cultural Archives

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 […]

Black Heritage Centre – March update

After two months work to the main building, only the façades remain at the back and front, along with the turreted areas. Rapid progress is being made with the annex building, where the foundations are now in place. The annex (the exhibition and archive space) will be first up and then be subject to a […]

Will Smith visits the national Black heritage centre

Dawn Hill, Black Cultural Archives Chair of the Board of Trustees and Paul Reid, Director, met with Will Smith, Chuka Umunna MP, Dame Tessa Jowell MP, and Councillor Rachel Heywood Cabinet Member, Lambeth Council in Brixton this morning.   Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR.

Black heritage centre- February update

It has been almost a month since work began and construction works are moving at a rapid pace at the new Black heritage centre. In the coming months, we are that it brings us closer to our long awaited return to Brixton.