Black dolls exhibition extended due to demand!
Thank you to everyone who joined us to celebrate Black History Month at our Black Dolls: The Power of Representation exhibition for ‘Have Your Say’ Saturday. The exhibition launched on 16 June in partnership with The National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury Hall and The National Lottery Collecting Cultures fund.
Celebrate Black History with Black Dolls: The Power of Representation
In celebration of Black History Month, we’re hosting ‘Have Your Say Saturday’ on 6 October from 12 noon to 4.30pm at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood and Sudbury Village Parish Rooms. The FREE event is part of our National Lottery funded, family-friendly exhibition Black Dolls: The Power
Black dolls in the news
Our Black Dolls: The Power of Representation exhibition in partnership with the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury Hall and the Heritage Lottery Fund opened on 16 June and it’s already attracting a lot of attention from the media and visitors alike. The BBC reported that “an exhibition of black
Shebeen: Day of Events – 4 June
As part of Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Shebeen, we’ll be hosting a day of events celebrating the Caribbean Shebeen and blues party culture in Nottingham – on 4th June 2018 at Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF. Shebeen: Memories and Recollections – FREE DROP-IN SESSION 12pm – 4.30pm –
Museumand in the News
Our plans for celebrating the Windrush 70th Anniversary have recently been featured in Breeze Magazine – on page 18. Take a look to see what we’ve got coming up!
Black Dolls: The Power of Representation
Films like Black Panther are finally giving children of Black heritage empowering superheroes that look like them – but it’s been a long wait. We’ve joined forces with the National Trust to launch an exhibition exploring Black dolls and childhood through the 20th and 21st centuries at National Trust Museum
Windrush 70th Anniversary
We’re launching books, beer, exhibitions and more to celebrate the Windrush 70th Anniversary! As many of you will know, The Windrush 70th Anniversary celebrates 70 years since the pioneering Windrush generation arrived in Britain from the Caribbean – after being invited by the British Government to help re-build the UK
Rediscovering Notts – the Windrush Generation
Tune into Notts TV on 10th April for a special episode of Rediscovering Notts all about the Windrush Generation – co-presented by our Founder and Director, Catherine Ross, and produced by our Creative Director, Lynda Burrell. Catherine took Notts TV presenter Kate Chaplin on a tour of Caribbean Nottingham to celebrate 70
Windrush Women: Past and Present
Catherine Ross, our Founder and Director, is joining an incredible panel of guests at an event called Windrush Women: Past and Present on Monday 25th June from 7pm-8.30pm at The British Library for an evening of poetry and readings inspired by the lives of female writers from the Windrush era.
Windrush exhibition – The British Library
We’re proud to be involved in the Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land exhibition – on at The British Library in London from 1 June – 21 October 2018. 70 years after the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants to London, the free exhibition explores why people left the Caribbean behind