Tony Warner on the hidden Black History in London’s streets

Saturday 17th October

On Saturday 7 October at Finchley Church End Library from 6.30pm-8pm. Barnet Libraries Black Literary Festival presents in-person: Tony Warner on the hidden Black History in London’s streets.


Tony will illustrate amazing African/Caribbean stories of World War 2, British Civil Rights, literature, science, food and architecture across the capital.

This is an in-person event.

There will be a bookseller in attendance.

You can pay for purchased books either by cash or card.

Tony will sign purchased copies of his book.

This event is part of the Barnet Libraries Creative Communities program.

Tony Warner is a community activist and historian.

He is also the founder of Black History Walks in London, a group which explores the Caribbean and African history of the capital via 12 guided walks, talks, films, courses, bus tours and river cruises.

The tours have been featured on various national and international media such as CNN, BBC, ITV, The Guardian, Channel 4 etc. Since 2011, in an ongoing collaboration with the Nubian Jak charity he has sponsored 10 Black historical blue plaques across London and researched 5 more.

Black History Walks is an essential read for anyone wishing to understand the history and culture of one of the oldest and most influential metropolises in the world.