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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Brixton Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Denmark Hill Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Denmark Hill Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  28% 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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  21% 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 £64  36% 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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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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Oasis Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Larkhall Lane, SW8 | 24 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
The excellent Oasis Adventure Playground provides supervised adventure play sessions for local children aged 6 to 16 who can zip down the zip wire, ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Vintage Kilo Sale
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th July 2017 - 11am-5pm
Black Cultural Archive and Museum, Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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The New Zealand Wine Garage Series
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 22nd July 2017 - 12noon-5pm
Black Cultural Archive and Museum, Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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
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Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 15 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ... More
 
 
 
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Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
76 Landor Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 19 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 21 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
26 Brixton VIllage, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Unit 12 Brixton Village Market, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 8 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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Pop Fields
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49 Brixton Station Road, SW9 | 5 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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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Goose Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
East Dulwich, SE22 | 22 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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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Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 12 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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The Phoenix Denmark Hill
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Windsor Walk, Denmark Hill, SE5 | 13 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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
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Brixton Beach
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Popes Road, Brixton, SW9 | 9 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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Phonox
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, SW9 | 10 minutes from Black Cultural Archive and Museum
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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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