There will be a conference and evening event celebrating the life and work of the Jamaican poet and writer, James Berry (1924-2017), at the British Library on Friday 5th October. The conference will consider Berry’s writing for adults and children,… Continue Reading
Lady Nugent’s Breakfast 2018 took place in Bath on Sunday 9th September, beginning with lunch at the Pump Room at 12:30pm. This was followed by a visit to Beckford’s Tower and tomb. A coach had been organised to take attendees… Continue Reading
The RWA presents a landmark exhibition of Jamaican visual art – the first major exhibition of its kind ever to be held in the UK, co-curated on behalf of the RWA by Kat Anderson and Graeme Mortimer Evelyn. Royal West… Continue Reading
‘Silver padlocks for Blacks or Dogs; collars, etc: Lapdogs, black servants and slavery in the 18th century’ and ‘Slave and Master: Breaking the Chains
The Missing Chapter is a new photographic exhibition at Rivington Place. This is part of The Missing Chapter (2013 – 2016) which is a project supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
An interesting article published in the New York Times about a Scottish-born photographer who was drawn to Jamaica to explore how his homeland’s wealth was built on the backs of slave labour in the Caribbean.
Black Georgians reveals the everyday lives of Black people in Britain during the Georgian period, 1714-1830. This rich array of historical evidence presents a surprising, sometimes shocking, and inspiring picture of Georgian Britain.
The first major exhibition of Syd Shelton’s photographs are currently on display at Autograph ABP. The images capture one of the most intriguing and contradictory political periods in British post war history. Between 1976 and 1981, the movement Rock Against… Continue Reading
According to David Olusoga, a British-Nigerian historian and broadcaster writing in The Guardian, Black History Month needs a rethink.
FGSJ members and supporters were greatly saddened by news of Geoffrey Pinto’s death on 16 September 2016. FGSJ Chairman, Peregrine Bryant, notes that he was a remarkable man, whom he first met at the Vernacular Architecture Forum in Falmouth in… Continue Reading