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BBC History Project

A 2016 BB2 television series called Black and British - A Forgotten History, traced the history of black people in Britain. Following on from this, a series of plaques are being erected around Britain commemorating black people and events through the ages.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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BBC History Project

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Bill Richmond

Bill Richmond, freed slave, boxer, entrepreneur, spent the last evening of hi...

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Francis Barber

The plaque is on the railings below the Royal Society of Arts one. Dec 2020:...

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John Blanke

Black trumpeter John Blanke musician at the courts of Henry VII & Henry V...

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Other Subjects

Goon Show Preservation Society

Goon Show Preservation Society

Formed as a result of the last Goon Show. Patron: Prince Charles.

Group, Community / Clubs, Humour

1 memorial
Lloyds Coffee House

Lloyds Coffee House

Edward Lloyd first opened his coffee house on Tower Street in 1687 but had to move to larger premises in Lombard Street in 1691. It was a meeting place for businessmen where information was exchan...

Building, Commerce, Community / Clubs

1 memorial
Peckham Shed

Peckham Shed

A theatre company run for children and young people aged five to seventeen years old. Originally set up by Chicken Shed, a similar theatre company based in Cockfosters.

Group, Art, Community / Clubs, Dance, Theatre

1 memorial
Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Stoke Newington Literary Festival

From their website in 2022: "Since 2010, we’ve been celebrating the area’s radical and literary history with a festival that’s become one of the most eclectic, diverse and, frankly, FUN in the lite...

Event, Community / Clubs, Literature

1 memorial
Daphne Doreen Abbs

Daphne Doreen Abbs

Daphne Doreen Abbs was born as Daphne Doreen Miles on 25 September 1930. She was the youngest of the three children of Gilbert Redvers Miles (1900-1958) and Lily Rose Miles née Lines (1901-1974). H...

Person, Community / Clubs

1 memorial