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The Archive offers a display of 40-plus years of cultural history. Who did what, why, when and to what effect. More than an absorbing archive: also a do-it-yourself kit to contribute to future cultural initiatives; covering events created by the Black-E as well as the work of visiting artists.

Ancient Futures - Aug. 1996 - For Dance UK Bulletin
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12-10-2018 3 days 5 hours ago
Ancient Futures - May 1996
This Conference was not run by the Black-E but it is included in the Archive a) because of Bill's involvement  and b) because the Archive aims to include work associated with Black Dance which links to work done at the Black-E Read More
10-10-2018 3 days 5 hours ago
Black Dance In Britain - 23 August 1993
Left is the flye Read More
17-11-2017 3 days 5 hours ago
Dance & Diversity - Sept 05
This Seminar was not run by the Black-E but it is included in the Archive a) because of Bill's involvement  and b) because the Archive aims to include work associated with Black dance which links to work done at the Black-E  The Seminar was run by  IRIE! Dance and City and Islington College (Saturday 24 September 05). Read More
26-09-2018 3 days 5 hours ago
The Blackie Reports On Food - 1998
This was the third of four such Reports.     Read More
04-10-2018 4 days 1 hour ago
The Blackie Reports On Dance - 1995
This was the second of four such Reports.     Read More
04-10-2018 5 days 6 hours ago
The Blackie Reports On Music - May 1993
This was the first of  four such Reports.  It was the only one done using old technology  - that is the photos, cartoons,  etc were cut out and pasted onto the background .   Read More
04-10-2018 5 days 6 hours ago
The Blackie Reports On Film - 2002
This is the fourth Blackie Reports and currently the last one.  It is somewhat longer than the others, eight pages as opposed to four and was run as part of Making a Difference programme.    Read More
05-10-2018 1 week 2 days ago
Poetry Plus
The following are events based round a specific poet, but often with music, and/or additonal readers.  For some poets we built a specific environment.  But by and large we know very little about these events since often all we have is the original leaflet and our ever fading memories. Read More
27-11-2012 1 week 4 days ago
The Blackie Reports 03-10-2018 1 week 5 days ago
Participatory Vigils 2 - Richard Layzell - 26th Nov 1983
The Vigil Framework Read More
11-02-2016 2 years 29 weeks ago
The 20th Birthday Celebrations - Stephen and Jimmy's Party - 29th May 1988
Stephen Knox and Jimmy Tagoe created the last of the three parties. The Programme 12pm - 2pm   Pat Rodaway : guitar and song - in the Gallery.  Pat Rodaway had been coming to the Blackie since he was a young lad.  He performed on the gallery stage but currently we do not have any  photos of this. 2pm   Tommy Jones :  Goyararu Karate - in the basement Read More
18-01-2017 1 year 22 weeks ago
(01) Newsheet July/August 1969
This is the earliest newsheet we have found - to date.  It consists of two pages and does not have a cover as such. Read More
09-09-2016 2 years 5 weeks ago
(02) Newsheet Dec 1969 / Jan1970 Newsheet
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09-09-2016 2 years 5 weeks ago
(03) Newsheet March - 1970
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10-09-2016 2 years 4 weeks ago
(04) Play Is A Revolutionary Activity - Summer 1970 18-06-2016 50 weeks 3 days ago
(05) It's An Education - Summer 1971 11-06-2016 2 years 5 weeks ago
(06) In The Community Interest - Winter 1971 25-06-2016 2 years 5 weeks ago
(07) Its All In The Game - Easter 1972
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25-06-2016 50 weeks 3 days ago
(08) Towards A common Language - Summer 1972
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25-06-2016 2 years 5 weeks ago

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