The East End History Club will be hosting an online talk about the black presence in Tower Hamlets on Thursday 22 October.
London’s East End has been home to people of African and Caribbean origin since at least the 16th Century; their presence throughout the centuries reflecting Britain’s imperial past and maritime history, in addition to the country’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade.
Join Genova Messiah (Heritage Trainee) and Halima Khanom (Heritage Officer, Learning and Participation) for this interactive session exploring images, cuttings and archive collections relating to African Caribbean presence in Tower Hamlets.
This event will be taking place on Zoom, you must download Zoom on your device to take part. Booking is required. You will receive the meeting ID and reminder a few days prior to the event.