Tag Archives: Black Cultural Archives

War to Windrush

War to Windrush – Black Women in Britain 1939-1948 by Stephen Bourne  Jacaranda Books (£12.99) From the author of Black Poppies, Fighting Proud and Evelyn Dove: Britain’s Black Cabaret Queen comes a timely new account of exploring Britain’s diverse, multicultural … Continue reading

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History events & news at 11 March

History lectures A lot of history lectures by academics are being cancelled due to the strike action over University staff pensions. Some will be re-scheduled. An example is Voluntary Action History seminar by Alex Murdoch on food banks on 12 … Continue reading

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Lambeth and Wandsworth History events from 8 June

Thursday 8 June.  6.30pm. Tooting’s Victoria Cross recipient Corporal Ted Foster Talk by military historian Paul McCue, and Head of the staff controlled social enterprise that now runs Wandsworth’s parks and leisure service. Chapel of Rest, Streatham Cemetery, Garratt Lane. … Continue reading

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History events at 29 April

Tuesday 2 May.  7-9pm. Hunting The Hun. Talk by Liz O’Donnell, Rosie Serdiville and Silvie Fisch discuss the project about the lives of people from German communities and their relations to the indigenous population in the North East of England … Continue reading

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History Events & News at 20 December

  History Events & News at 20 December To Easter. To End All Wars Exhibition at WCML The Library’s new exhibition To End All Wars marks the centenary of the introduction of conscription in early 1916.  The north-west had a vigorous … Continue reading

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Black History Events and News at 16 March

Events Black Cultural Archives: see http://bcaheritage.org.uk Thursday 19 March 6-7.45pm. All Eyes On Egypt Historian Onyeka works with teachers, parents and mature children to share his renowned ability to research and communicate knowledge of the past. This concise session will … Continue reading

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