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As part of Camden's Black History Season, Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre has organised two guided walks exploring the borough's black history

Walk One, led by Alan Hovell

Camden's Black History

Saturday October 2nd 2021, 11am - 1pm

This walk in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia celebrates the achievements of notable black people in London in the face of prejudice.

Inspiring people who worked, lived or studied in this area are Xavier Asquith, Prof Maggie Aderin-Pocock, Paul Robeson, Lord (Learie) Constantine, Princess Tsehai Haile Selassie, Nelson Mandela and Beryl Gilroy.

Also based in this area were people and organisations that campaiged for the abolition of slavery and colonialism - Olaudah Equiano, George Bernard Shaw, the Quakers, the Republic of Liberia, Dr Walter Rodney & Sir Derek Walcott of SOAS.

The walk starts at the Story Garden, Ossulston Street, NW1 1DF, behind the British Library.

This walk, sponsored by Camden Local Studies and Archives Centre, is free but booking is essential. To book, go to the Eventbrite page.

Contact Alan via email, webform or phone 07510 512965 for more information.

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