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 116 30% 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 205 40% 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
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel from 44 28% 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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Electric Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
1 Town Hall Parade, Brixton Hill, Brixton, London SW2 | 14 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
With a long-standing live music heritage Electric Brixton has hosted The Clash and the Smiths, The Pet Shop Boys ... More
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Pop Brixton
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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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Brixton Village
London > Shopping > Markets
Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2018, Brixton Village is home to over 140 shops, restaurants, bars and market stalls selling everything from Afro-Caribbean food to house ... 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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Smoke & Salt
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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Roe at Pop Brixton
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Unit S38 Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton St Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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
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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
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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
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London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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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The Prince Of Wales Brixton
London > Nightlife > Pubs
467-469 Brixton Road, Brixton, SW9 | 11 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Spread over several floors, the Prince of Wales Brixton is a pub meets club where the party crowds gather from Friday through to Sunday and throughout ... 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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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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The Wine Parlour
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
89 Brixton Village, SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond your average bottle shop and ... More
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Taproom by Brixton Village
London > Nightlife > Bars
43-44 Brixton Village, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Following the same ethos as their original site in Bethnal Green, Taproom by Brixton Village, the second outlet from the Taproom team, found within Brixton Village, ... 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
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