African & Caribbean history and heritage

Windrush learning resources

Explore our selection of learning resources about the Windrush Generation in Hackney

African & Caribbean history and heritage in Hackney (KS1)

An overview and celebration of African & Caribbean history in Hackney for KS1

African & Caribbean Hair and Fashion

Learn more about the history and impact of African and Caribbean style and hair in Hackney

African Threads

Explore the relationships between textiles, Africa and Hackney, in the past and present

Black British Writing and Art in Hackney

Discover the importance of Black British arts and activism in Hackney

Our African Roots

Be inspired by conversations with people of African heritage in Hackney

Being African in Hackney

Be inspired by poet Theresa Lola, as she takes you through our ‘Being African in Hackney’ exhibition

African & Caribbean Music in Hackney
Poster for the exhibition Roots, Rhythms and Records. A Black and white photo of two men and a woman, all of African heritage, standing in front of a record shop

Discover personal stories behind the history of African and Caribbean music in Hackney

A Journey through Hackney’s African & Caribbean history

Journey through Hackney’s African & Caribbean history with spoken word artist Bad Lay-Dee