Black Tudors and Empire Needs Men events

Narrative Eye is holding a number of talks and events about Black Tudors and the Africans who fought for Britain.

Black Tudors talks

Wednesday 10 October. 7-8.30pm. Africans in Tudor England and the Black Renaissance

Talk by  Dr Onyeka Nubia

Acton Town Hall Library, Everyone Active Acton Centre, High Street, Acton, W3 6NE

Friday 26 October.  7.45-8.45pm. The unexpected presence and position of Africans in Tudor Society

Lewisham Local History Society, Methodist Church Hall, Albion Way, SE13 6BT
Free entry, but please book at  info@narrative-eye.org.uk

Tuesday 30 October. 7-8.30pm Our Black British History

New Beacon Books, 76 Stroud Green Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3EN

£6. Booking – https://goo.gl/T9weCg

Wednesday 14 November. 7-8.30pm. Who were the Blackamoores and where did they come from?

Acton Town Hall Library, Everyone Active Acton Centre, High Street, Acton, W3 6NE

All the above talks are free, but Narrative Eye encourages you to book by emailing t.fernande@narrative-eye.org.uk unless otherwise stated.

Empire Needs Men

Tuesday 16 October.  7-8pm  Empire Needs Men!

Talk about the history of Africans from around the world who answered the call to defend the mother country.

Southall Library & Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BQ

Free entry, but please book at  t.fernande@narrative-eye.org.uk

Narrative Eye’s The Empire Needs Men exhibition portrays the individual stories of African soldiers, their regiments, communities and their histories. It reveals the First World War from an African perspective and will be touring Libraries in Tower Hamlets and Ealing.

Tower Hamlets 8 -15 October: The Idea Store Watney Market – 260 Commercial Rd, London, E1 2FB

Ealing 16 – 31 October: Southall Library & Dominion Centre, 112 The Green, Southall, UB2 4BQ

Ealing 1-29 November: Acton Town Hall Library, Everyone Active Acton Centre, High Street, Acton, W3 6NE

 

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About seancreighton1947

Since moving to Norbury in July 2011 I have been active on local economy, housing and environment issues with Croydon TUC and Croydon Assembly. I am a member of the Love Norbury Residents Associations Planning & Transport Committees, and Chair of Nobury Community Land Trust. I write for Croydon Citizen at http://thecroydoncitizen.com. I co-ordinate the Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and Croydon Radical History Networks and edit the North East Popular Politics database. History Project.. I give history talks and lead history walks. I retired in 2012 having worked in the community/voluntary sector and on heritage projects. My history interests include labour movement, mutuality, Black British, slavery & abolition, Edwardian roller skating and the social and political use of music and song. I have a particular interest in the histories of Battersea and Wandsworth, Croydon and Lambeth. I have a publishing imprint History & Social Action Publications.
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