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Black Cultural Archives

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Lunch with Family Members

I have always seen this place when on the bus but never been inside, my husband and brother in laws... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
Small but good exhibit

I enjoyed the exhibit but know that it is pretty small. You will not spend more than an hour here... read more

Reviewed 31 March 2018
Houston, Texas
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4 Sep 2018
“Lunch with Family Members”
31 Mar 2018
“Small but good exhibit”
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1 Windrush Square | Brixton, London SW2 1EF, England
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

The one exhibition we saw was interesting. My three friends and I went to check it out because we heard it was cool but woman who worked there was so rude to us! We were looking around trying to find the exhibits and she effectively...More

Thank Kirsten C
Reviewed 4 September 2018

I have always seen this place when on the bus but never been inside, my husband and brother in laws were raving about it, so on over weekend we had lunch to celebrate my husband pre-birthday. We had just missed the cooked food, so I...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

I enjoyed the exhibit but know that it is pretty small. You will not spend more than an hour here. The exhibit when I visited was the Family Archive. I enjoyed it very much. I only wish there was more to see.

Thank Vicsie
Reviewed 28 January 2018

It's small and Brixton is a cool place to visit. Even if you stop in, it won't take a lot of your time. I enjoyed the one exhibit while I was there. The food at the cafe was good. I bought things from the gift...More

1  Thank Urbancitygirl64
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

1  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

2  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
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