Clapham Common Walk

Sun, 21 July 2019 14:00 – 15:30

Due to the interest generated from the Black History River cruise/bus tour and the UN International Decade of People of African Descent we have arranged a special walk around Clapham Common to expose the African resistance and presence in the area. There are also many homes and establishments literally built from the profits of slavery. This walk features:

  • The African Academy, an all black school in the 1800’s
  • Black Freedom fighters and the Sierra Leone connection
  • African aristocracy in 1800’s London
  • Jamaican Maroons and African-Canadians
  • How enslaved Africans helped poor English people
  • Barclays, Hibbert and other estates built with West Indian money and more
  • send

Exact meet point will be sent after booking

Other BHW Events

African Superheroes Day

Black Films and White Power :10 Years of African Odysseys. Course

Black Power Women of Brixton walk

Medical Apartheid European experiments on Black Bodies Part 1 and 2

What were Black people doing in World War 1 ?

Black History bus tour

Black history river cruise

How to move to the Caribbean and live Good!

Thomas Sankara the movie

Errol Barrow Freedom Fighter

 

More Lambeth Listings MORE

Lambeth Monday 15 - Saturday 27 July

Housemates Returns: Before I Go

Follow Ajani, a young boy who tragically dies and gets stuck in limbo and forced to undergo overcoming…

Lambeth Thursday 18 June - Sunday 8 September

Suzie Larke: Unseen

Logic-defying work by photographer Suzie Larke, who returns to our site with new images raising awareness and sparking…

Lambeth Wednesday 24 - Sunday 28 July

Afrique en Cirque

Roll up, roll up for an indescribable display of acrobatics, artistry and Afro-jazz rhythms in a joyous circus…

Lambeth Thursday 25 July

futuretense: Cherrie B + twst

Dive into a heady blend of hyperpop and electronic music in an edition of our twice-monthly free music…

Lambeth Saturday 3 August

Hidden Histories & Archives

Inspired by Tavares Strachan’s exhibition, a panel of writers, curators and artists, chaired by Lisa Anderson, discuss bringing…

Lambeth Friday 23 August

Kinetika Bloco Summer Showcase

Join us for a joyful, energetic spectacle of young people dancing and playing steel pans, brass, woodwind and…

Lambeth Thursday 12 Septenebr

Diane Abbott: A Woman Like Me

Diane Abbott, who made history as Britain’s first Black woman MP, talks to Afua Hirsch about her new…