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  Black & Equality Merseyside (BEM) Network
  Toxteth TV, 37-45 Windsor Street , Toxteth, Liverpool . L8 1XE
  Tel/Fax: 0151 709 2261  M: 07963780577
  W: www.bemnetwork. org.uk 
  A company limited by guarantee with charitable objectives No: 4977117
  “Working to improve access to and delivery of services to BME, culturally diverse and marginalised children, families, and groups”
   

   
  I am sure most of you already know this. However, FYI just in case.
   
  Excellent news.
   
      Black Cultural Archives - Funding for Black History Centre  BCA has secured £5.8M for the centre. See press release below.
    www.bcaheritage.org.uk
   
  News
08.05.08

The Heritage Lottery Fund have announced today a £4m grant to the Black Cultural Archives to develop Raleigh Hall, a derelict Grade 2* listed building in Windrush Square, Brixton, into a national centre for black cultural heritage. The project is also funded by the London Development Agency and the London Borough of Lambeth.

Raleigh Hall will open its doors to the public in 2011. The centre will house two exhibition spaces, an archive and library, and will provide a much-needed resource for the study of black Britain and the history of the African diaspora. 

An additional £1.5m of funding is needed to see the project through to completion. If you'd like to donate, please complete this form (pdf). For more information about Raleigh Hall, download our leaflet Black Cultural Archives: 2011 (pdf
   
   
  Contact


We are able to offer a limited enquiry service via phone and email, but regret that we are currently unable to receive visitors to the archive in person.

Phone: 0207 582 8516
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  Address: Black Cultural Archives, 1 Othello Close, London, SE11 4RE. 
  The BCA website is currently under development, and will relaunch later in 2008.
  
   
  
  http://www.bcaheritage.org.uk/


   
  Regards
   
   
   
   
  Tracey Hylton
  BEM Network Consultant
  Black & Equality Merseyside (BEM) network
  Toxteth TV
  37-45 Windsor Street
  Toxteth
  Liverpool
  L8 1XE
  Tel/Fax: 0151 709 2261
  Mob: 07963780577
  E-mail: [log in to unmask] 
  Web; www.bemnetwork.org.uk 
   
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