Pop-up 1970s Caribbean Front Room

Published 17th October 2016

An installation representing a Caribbean living room, and a mural marking the 1977 Battle of Lewisham, will be installed in Lewisham Shopping this October to mark Black History Month. Goldsmiths, University of London’s Rose Sinclair and historian Dr John Price will tap into the rich oral history the borough has to offer by encouraging visitors to share their memories of this turbulent decade.  Week commencing Monday 24 October - Find out more

Rose will also be doing a talk to discuss the history of Dorcas societies - safe spaces where Caribbean women would share ‘church’ and textile expertise. This talk will be followed by a craft session with Rose, where participants will examine textiles in our collections. Find out more.

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