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Black History Bus Tour
17 July @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
This three-hour drive shows London’s top tourist attractions from an African/Caribbean perspective. There are at least 2000 years of Black history to be uncovered!
The private bus journey will start in Brixton. We then leave for our circular tour of London’s typical attractions (Tower of London, Trafalgar Square, Houses of Parliament etc.) but with all the hidden Black connections explained.
Topics covered include a period of 3500 years including Black Generals, Jimi Hendrix, the colour bar, black-owned nightclubs, Black Tudors, Female Resistance leaders, Amy Ashwood Garvey, Claudia Jones, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Dame Jocelyn Barrow, Olive Morris, Mavis Best, British Black Panthers, 20,0000 Black People and their day of action, Windrush arrival points, Frederick Douglas, Breadfruits, The Black mayors who beat the National Front, 50 years of The West Indian Standing Conference, Champion boxers of the 1800s, Nelson Mandela, Trafalgar Square and the Anti-Apartheid Movement, the Bank of England’s secret West Indian wealth, the Ghana connection and much, much more!