There will be a field trip to the Old Parish of Vere on Saturday, November 10th 2018. The itinerary will include Halse Hall, Bog Estate, the octagonal windmill at Hillside, Moorlands, Lionel Town, Monymusk Estate and distillery and St. Peter’s… Continue Reading
Treasures from the National Art Collection of Jamaica on view at the Jamaican High Commission in London – 23-26 October 2018 from 11am – 4pm daily. A rare opportunity to enjoy these remarkable art works on long term loan in… Continue Reading
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