MACA in partnership with Medway Council , the Chatham Historic Dockyard and The University of Kent are continuing to celebrate and recognize the contributions of the Windrush generation.
Throughout November we will be holding a mini exhibition taking place in the Namur room at the Chatham Historic Dockyard, along with a series of free workshops and activities.
TO MAKE THE BLACK POPPYROSE A SYMBOL OF REMEMBRANCE WORLD-WIDE
Exhibition and Panel Discussion
An interactive presentation on the origin and impact on the BLACK SUPERHEROES
Studio: 17 The Lost Reggae Tapes A treasure trove of tapes from the golden age of reggae has been salvaged and provides the soundtrack to the compelling story of the family behind the legendary Randy’s Studio 17 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m00095ky Credits Narrator Levi Roots Producer Reshma B Producer Mark James Director Mark James Executive Producer Waël Kabbani… Continue reading Studio: 17 The Lost Reggae Tapes
Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom Author: Sandra A Agard When: 8 October 2019 Where: The Prince of Peckham 1, Clayton Road Peckham London S.E.15 5.JA Doors Open: 7.00.p.m. Programme Start: 7.30.p.m. The evening will feature a conversation with the author as well as readings from the book. This will be a fun… Continue reading Trailblazers: Harriet Tubman: A Journey to Freedom
Part of the Bogle-L’Ouverture 50th Anniversary celebrations, and chaired by Beverley Mason, this discussion with guest speakers Eric Huntley and Leila Howe explores the radical power of Blackness, Black publishing and the role of bookshops in the Black community. Refreshments included. Part of the Black History Month celebrations – in partnership with the Huntley Archives.… Continue reading Discussion Panel – Saying it Proud, Saying it in Black
2019 marks the 50th Anniversary of Bogle-L’Ouverture Publications – a radical London-based publishing company which operated at a time when books by Black authors or written with a sympathetic view of Black history and culture were rare in UK mainstream bookshops. Jessica and Eric Huntley, local Ealing residents since the 1950’s, named their bookshop… Continue reading More than Words: 50 years of Bogle-L’Ouverture Publishing
Tribute to Bob Marley, Peter Tosh & Bunny Wailer
Blue Heritage Plaque to be installed at the former Island Studio, Basing Street, Notting Hill London W11 1ET
An evening of entertainment celebrating the history of two island peoples, taken from Africa to the Caribbean, then migrating to the UK in ‘Parallel Lives’