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Visit to the Black Cultural Archives [Event Ref. No. TG4V/BCA]


10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Black Cultural Archives
1 Windrush Square, Brixton, SW2 1EF

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The Black Cultural Archives (BCA) was founded in 1981 to record and preserve the history of people of African descent in Britain. The BCA has an archive collection that documents the history of people of African and African-Caribbean descent in Britain. The collection includes rare documents, essays, photographs, oral history testimonies and objects dating from the second century to the present day. The BCA is UK’s first Black Heritage Centre based in Windrush Square in Brixton London.

This visit will include a tour of the heritage centre that takes in the archive store, learning centre, library and reading room, and finishes at the exhibition where the group can look at their own pace


1 Windrush Square, London, Brixton, London SW2 1EF

Meeting instructions:

Please meet outside the main entrance of the Archives at 10.15, so that the tour can begin promptly at 10.30am


This visit is free of charge.

Please note that there are limited places available for this visit.

To reserve a space please use our online booking form or email the administrator via

If, subsequent to booking a place on a cpd25 visit, you find that you are unable to attend, we ask that you let us know this as soon as possible. We invariably have a long waiting list of people for each visit and this means that we can then offer your place to one of them.

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