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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 September 4, 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 March 31, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
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Sep 4, 2018
“Lunch with Family Members”
Mar 31, 2018
“Small but good exhibit”
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Reviewed September 12, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kirsten C
Reviewed September 4, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed March 31, 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.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Vicsie
Reviewed January 28, 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

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank Urbancitygirl64
Reviewed October 28, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SurreyGirl198
Reviewed June 24, 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

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Tabitha-Traveller
Reviewed April 12, 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

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank Vanessacalling
Reviewed February 13, 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

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank KittyColbert
Reviewed February 11, 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.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank dalglish07
Reviewed October 18, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank rajkumar66
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