At long last The Cherry Groce Foundation has unveiled the Cherry Groce Memorial on Sunday 25 April 2021. The structure was designed by world-renowned architect Sir David Adjaye OBE.
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Sounds of Resistance is a sound artwork that will take shape over the year. Local artist Felix Taylor will bring together the thoughts, feelings and inspirations of local people, on the past present and future of Brixton.
April 2021 is the 40th anniversary of the Brixton uprisings. On this date an ambitious cultural programme of events and activities will kick-off across Brixton. It will be a culturally democratic programme.
On the 28th September 1985, witnessed by her children, Cherry Groce was shot in her home by the Metropolitan Police. The foundation in here name are planning a new Memorial to be situated in Windrush Square, Brixton.
Michelle Hubbard from the National Justice Museum, has asked us to circulate details of the project she is developing called ‘Ingenuity’, based on a historic collection of beautiful objects crafted by people in prison.
The RAAH.Fest took place on 24 October 2020. Viewers enjoyed live and pre-recorded performances. Proceeds from the event will support the National Family Fund and many other charities.
In October, the Royal Festival Hall will feature 21 classical composers of color in its first season since the country’s first lockdown this spring. Led by composer James B. Wilson and the Chineke! Orchestra.
Due to Covid restrictions UFFC will be holding this years 22nd annual memorial event online. All families are requested to submit a two-minute clip of the story of their loved ones to shared in an online collage on 31 October.