Celebrate Black History Month at SPACE

Wednesday 18 October

Discover the remarkable stories of individuals of African Descent and First Nation who served Britain in World War I and II in this exhibition of portraits by local artist Jacqui Cooke.


Explore the legacy of these overlooked war heroes, who came from Commonwealth countries to serve Britain during both World Wars, displaying their commitment, sacrifice, and unwavering loyalty to the nation.

Meet the artist who has just been awarded the Redbridge Black History Legacy Award for her contribution in highlighting Windrush and war veteran stories through her art.

Jacqui Cooke, Evidence of those not seen – an exhibition to coincide with Black History Month and Armistice Day

Gallery opening hours: Wed 11am – 5pm, Sat 11am – 3pm