London African History Through Representations In The Capital – Film Premiere + Quiz

Thursday May 31 2018, 5.30-7.30pm

We mark London History Day with the premiere screening of the ‘London African History Through Representation In The Capital’ documentary.

Please note, to avoid no-shows, there is a £5 charge that will be REFUNDED upon attending.

London History Day 2018

This event is part of our African Jubilee Year 1987-88 @ 30 programming.
Although part of the African Jubilee Year Declaration urged the promotion of positive imagery, achievements and contributions of Africans at home and abroad, including naming buildings, parks, monuments and streets after notable Africans, this pricess began before the Declaration. For example, Dalston Library was renamed CLR James Library in 1985, and Selous Street in Camden, was renamed Mandela Street in 1983. The process however continues – Bernie Grant Arts Centre wss name after the late Tottenham MP in 2007.

How many of these Afrcan representations across London are you aware of? If you know of any that the moderator doesn’t know, you could win a prize!

DRAFT PROGRAMMME

5.30-6.15pm Registration/Discussion about London’s African history moderated by history consultant Kwaku. There will be a few prizes for those who come up with some of the capiral’s African reptresentations not known by Kwaku!
6.15-7.30pm ‘London African History Through Representation In The Capital’ screening and post-screening discussion

Books and DVDs on sale

Organised in association with Africans For JC Values

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