30th anniversary of the 1981 Brixton Uprising

Date and Time: 
Sun, 10/04/2011 - 12:00 - 14:00


Starting at 12 noon in Windrush Square and then from 1pm inside Brixton Tate library, the event will hear first hand witness accounts from members of the public on the Uprising, performances from special guests including LINTON KWESI JOHNSON, moving images and sound clips from radio and news archives, photographic stills on display and an opportunity for the public to relate their own testimonies of the Uprising to be recorded and archived by the Black Cultural Archive.

There will also be a discussion on how Brixton has recovered from 1981 and vision for the future.


Windrush Square and Brixton Tate library


For further information:

Devon Thomas: devon.thomas@btinternet.com

Alex Wheatle: brixtonbard90@hotmail.com