Elephant & Castle Black History Walk

Elephant & Castle Black History Walk


This walk links the Imperial War Museum with the Cumin Museum of Ancient Egypt. It illustrates more than 200 years of Black history with tales of the Will Smith of 1800's London, the strategic planning of the Windrush generation, African soldiers and their centuries of service to Britain, India and Africa's enormous role in WW2. We cover:

  • How Sam King the Jamaican RAF veteran fought the Far Right
  • The Windrush generation and the fight for a place to sleep
  • Immigration, regeneration and gentrification
  • The Fisk Jubilee Singers
  • African-Americans, academia and Queen Victoria
  • Paul Robeson, Welsh miners, the Trocadero
  • How organised Black British struggle changed the law
  • No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish
  • Mass media and Jewish refugees, Hitler and England
Walk last 2 hours .Private group bookings for schools, staff groups, birthdays possible info@blackhistorywalks.co.uk .Check out our walks, talks and films www.blackhistorywalks.co.uk

Other coming events from Black History Walks

  • Black Scientists and Inventors 21st February 2020

  • Tutankhamun's Hidden history 1st March 2020

  • Black History Bus Tour 7th March 2020

  • Black History River Cruise 8th March 2020

  • Heroic Black Sailors of the 1800s 9th March

  • Special screening of Fela Kuti new documentary plus Q&A

  • How to move to the Caribbean and live Good 15th March 202

  • Jim Kelly, Kung Fu and Black British Civil Right 29th March

  • Toni Morrison, film, Q&A and workshop

  • African Superheroes Day

  • The Black Image Pt One and Two 3rd and 10th March

  • How to revolutionise the publishing industry: Black women speak 24th March