You are invited to the launch of Harrow's African History Season 2015 takes on Monday October 5, 6.30-9pm at Civic 1, Harrow Civic Centre, Station Road, HA1 2XY. This season's theme is British History 50:70. The free event includes talks, Q&As screenings, community stalls and refreshments.
The launch will commemorate through talks and video screenings the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the first Race Relations Act and the death of community activist Claudia Jones, and 70th anniversary of the 5th Pan-African Congress in Manchester and the publication of Oxford University scholar Eric Williams' thesis ‘Capitalism & Slavery', and other histories with the 50/70 years window.
Cecil Gutzmore: Queen Mother Mother School appeal, overview of 1960s/70s student activism and preview of his 'Taking From Eric Williams' 'Capitalism And Slavery' presentation on Monday Nov. 2 2015, 6.30-8.30pm @ Harrow Mencap
Kwaku: presents 'British History 50:70'
Deven Pillay: Chair
Please confirm your attendance:
email@example.com or harrowBHM@hotmail.com or use HarrowBHM Eventbrite page.
DIRECTIONS & PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Please note that Google Maps does NOT always accurately point to the Harrow Civic Centre (Station Rd, Harrow HA1 2XY) post codes! The Centre is opposite Rosslyn Crescent and by the side of Milton Road which are both off Station Road, near Harrow & Wealdstone station - see map at bottom of this page.
From Harrow & Wealdstone station (Overground or Bakerloo), you can either walk through the station car park (a couple of minutes), or cross the road and take any bus (see below*) for a 1 stop journey; or from Harrow On The Hill station (Metropolitan or Chiltern Railways) take the following buses from the Harrow On The Hill bus station*: 140, 182, 186, 258, 340 (5-8 minutes).
There is free parking at the Centre for first hour and from 6.30pm - please check with reception.
When & Where
Harrow BHM Group
Harrow African/Black History Season 2014/15/16 event managed by Akoben Awards.
Harrow BHM Group
Harrow BHM Group is a community-led steering group which oversees delivery of the African History Season events in Harrow, with input from the Harrow BHM Forum and community organisations. For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org.