Black Cultural Archive and Museum

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378 Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, SW9 8RR
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This museum is a valuable resource of information on the multi-cultural and multi-ethnic nature of London's society and culture, with temporary exhibitions on diverse aspects of Black culture.

Displays include 'Sun a-shine, Rain a-fall', about the migration of peoples from the Caribbean to London in the 1950s and 1960s to work for London Transport. Further exhibitons explore: 'The History of the Black Presence in London', 'The Life of Mary Seacole' (a nurse in the Crimean War), and the 'Myth of the Mother'.


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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 86 42% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 1.9 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 126 22% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 1.9 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
Holiday Inn Express London- Vauxhall Nine Elms
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 60 38% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 28 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Holiday Inn Express London -Vauxhall Nine Elms is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. ... More
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 2.2 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
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Fashion and Textile Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 2.7 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
The fashionista behind the Fashion and Textile Museum is Zandra Rhodes, the colourful designer who won the Designer of the Year award in 1972 and in ... More
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 35 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
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Block 336
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
336 Brixton Road, SW9 | 9 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Founded in October 2011, Block 336 is an artist-run project space, studio provider and UK registered charity. Located in Brixton, the gallery has ... More
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Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 22 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ... More
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South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65-67 Peckham Road, SE5 | 23 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel ... More
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O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 10 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ... More
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Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 11 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ... More
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Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 15 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
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Pop Brixton
London > Shopping >
Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
The first in London to realise the retail potential of shipping containers, Pop Brixton is a wonderful community project, ... More
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The Old Post Office Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 19 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
In a former Post Office in Lyham Road, Clapham North, The Old Post Office Bakery set up shop in 1982. That was after they'd been serving ... More
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Greggs
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
312 Clapham Road, Stockwell, SW9 | 20 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Greggs, a familiar feature on just about every UK high streets for over 75 years, has been on a bit of a ... More
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Smoke & Salt
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Operated by two former chefs from Notting Hill institution The Shed, Smoke & Salt moves into the Pop Brixton spot ... More
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Alpes
London > Restaurants >
Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Above the main entrance of Pop Brixton , Alpes is the first permanent site from street food favourites Raclette Brothers. Steve ... More
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WAGfree Food
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
26 Brixton VIllage, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
WAGfree Food, with the 'WAGfree' meaning for Wheat-and-Gluten-free, serves bread, cakes, biscuits, pies, pastries and all sorts of baked goods without, you've guessed it, wheat or ... More
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 2 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 15 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
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Pop Fields
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Play sport, watch all the sporting action and kick back with food and drink at Pop Fields, the place to ... More
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Ruskin Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Denmark Hill, SE5 | 9 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
John Ruskin, the famous artist, writer and social campaigner, is the person after whom Ruskin Park is named. Ruskin lived near to the park which is ... More
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Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 15 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ... More
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Hive
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
11-13 Station Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 10 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Though it has the look of a Carnaby Street style bar, with funky lighting and minimalist decor in gunmetal grey, this new Brixton joint differs from ... More
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Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 12 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 13 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Above the platforms of Denmark Hill station The Phoenix provides the perfect place for real ales and craft beers in a ... More
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Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
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Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 9 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Each summer, Londoners can enjoy the charms of the seaside without leaving the city at the rooftop Brixton Beach . I nspired by the ... More
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Phonox
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, SW9 | 10 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
In the Brixton space where the nightclub Plan B once stood, Phonox offers a modern approach to clubbing - hang out and have drinks at the ... More
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.1 miles from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
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Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 29 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
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The Battersea Barge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Riverside Walk, Nine Elms Lane, Nine Elms Lane, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 37 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
In the shadow of the Battersea Power Station, the Battersea Barge is a unique venue that's open daily for food, drink and ... More

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