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The Keskidee

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

The Keskidee

Place  From 1971  To 1992

Categories: Community / Clubs

Britain's first black arts and cultural centre. Founded by Oscar Abrams, it was named for a Caribbean singing bird. It had its own drama company, artists in residence and was a hub for African and Afro-Caribbean politics and arts. The photograph is of a children's event in September 1977. Bob Marley's 1978 'Is it love' video was shot here. A 7 year-old Naomi Campbell apparently puts in an appearance.

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The Keskidee

Information Commemorated at

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The Keskidee

Plaque unveiled by David Lammy M.P.

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