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Black Cultural Archives

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1 Windrush Square | Brixton, London SW2 1EF, England
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Great Building

I've been meaning to visit the BCA ever since they were opened in Brixton in 2014 and finally got... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
London, United Kingdom
Great building - shame there's so little to see inside

Lovely handsome Georgian building in the heart of Brixton which I am pleased has been saved from... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
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1 Windrush Square | Brixton, London SW2 1EF, England
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

I've been meaning to visit the BCA ever since they were opened in Brixton in 2014 and finally got the chance this weekend during an impromptu visit. The Black Sound exhibition is currently on until 4 November 2017, and "tells the story of 100 years...More

Thank SurreyGirl198
Reviewed 24 June 2017

Lovely handsome Georgian building in the heart of Brixton which I am pleased has been saved from collapse after years of decay. I just hope there is more to see next time I visit - it just felt like a series of near empty rooms...More

Thank Tabitha-Traveller
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Officially in its new home on Brixton's Windrush Square for just 2 years now is the handsomely renovated archive building alongside its newer sister wing. It is home to ever changing exhibitions and cultural events and gatherings, as well as playing host to an archive...More

1  Thank Vanessacalling
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We visited the Black Cultural Archives expecting to see a lot of material relating to the history of black immigration to the UK. We were disappointed at how little there was to see. We could only find one room with a few items to look...More

1  Thank KittyColbert
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Called in for a coffee and red bean soup to warm up out of the cold . Excellent food and beverages. Staff helpful and friendly. Great find on a cold day whilst visiting Brixton.

Thank dalglish07
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great cultural archives & an excellent cafe to rest your feet. The green soup is the best I've ever had. Fast wifi too.

Thank rajkumar66
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Went to see the current exhibition about Rastafarianism - Rastafari in motion. The exhibition is all contained in one room but it is well laid out, there are photos, videos, artefacts and words explaining the history. About 8 other people were there at the same...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

Great exhibition centre in the heart of Brixton - an important part of it's rapidly changing cultural heritage. But don't miss the delic veggie cafe. Fantastic wraps, soups, salads and cakes.

Thank Nomadglobal12
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

This venue for all newcomers to the area used the occupy the corner on Atlantic Road/Coldharbour Lane that is currently a chicken shop with graffiti of Tupac on the shutters......I could truly write an essay on that, but I digress. So the BCA was homeless...More

Thank kattak77
Reviewed 31 March 2016

I wanted to see the "Black Georgians: The Shock of the Familiar". Really glad I did - learnt a lot from an engaging exhibition. Very friendly and helpful staff and nice cafe too.

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