Related resources

Websites relating to Bernie Grant

Bernie Grant obituary published in The Guardian

BBC report detailing of Bernie Grant’s life in Parliament

Archive and History Web Resources

Access to Archives (A2A Database)

The A2A database contains catalogues describing archives held throughout England and dating from the 900s to the present day. By June 2004, it will include the catalogue to the archives of Bernie Grant.

CASBAH – Web site for research resources relating to Caribbean studies and the history of Black and Asian peoples in the UK. Also includes an extensive listing of web-based resources re the history of Black and Asian peoples in the UK.

The Black Presence In Britain – Lots of downloads, extensive resources and links page, interactive forum – all about black British history.

Future Histories – Black Performance and Carnival Archive [catalogue available on National Archives A2A database:].

Middlesex University Website – The archives of the Runnymede Collection (history of British race relations) and Future Histories (Black Performance and Carnival archive) are related collections that are held at Middlesex University, Cat Hill campus. Access is by appointment only.

Black British History – Daily updated current news section, integrated search engine, emphasis on a community atmosphere with documentation on the history of black people in Britain.

Black and Asian Studies Association (BASA) – The aim of the Association is to foster research and to disseminate information on the history of Black peoples in Britain. Website includes key events and activities as well as links to newsletters containing historical research articles.

Multi cultural/international visual art – Designed to bring the work of artists from culturally diverse backgrounds to the attention of the widest possible public. Extensive library section, and visual arts archive.

A news and information resource page relating to race and refugee issues in the UK and Europe. Current affairs page, history page is a must to visit, also acts as a gateway to other pages.

BLINK – Black Information Link – The 1990 Trust’s independent Community Interactive site for black communities.

Parliamentary Archives

Labour History Archive and Study Centre


Archives, Museums and Galleries

Black Cultural Archives/Archives and Museum of Black Heritage

378 Coldharbour Lane
Greater London

Contact details
General information (Tel) : 020 7326 4154
General information (Tel) : 020 7738 4591
General information (Fax) : 020 7738 7168

Opening times
Exhibition 1 – 4pm and selected Saturdays
Archives 10am – 4pm please book an appointment


198 Gallery

198 Railton Road
Herne Hill
SE24 0LU

Contact details
General information (Tel) : 020 7978 8309
General information (Fax) : 020 7737 5315
E-mail :

Opening times
Mon-Fri 1100-1730 Sat 1200-1600
Sundays; Bank Holidays; Between 22 December 2001 and 3 January 2002

Aims to provide a platform for a new and fresh visual art language that represents the cultural diversity of British society and give the opportunity for an analysis and appreciation of this work through interpretation and education

The Museum of Immigration and Diversity

19 Princelet Street
E1 6QH

Contact details
General information (Tel) : 020 7247 5352
General information (Fax) : 020 7375 1490
E-mail :
Website :

Opening times
Ring for details.

A genuinely innovative celebration of immigration housed in a magical Grade II listed building

Museum of London

London Wall

Contact details
Phone: 020 7600 3699 44 0870 444 3852 (local call rates)
Fax: 020 7600 1058 44 0870 444 3853 (local call rates)
Recorded information line: 0870 444 3851

The National Archives/Public Record Office

Surrey TW9 4DU
Telephone Number: 020 8876 3444
fax: 020 8392 5286
minicom: 020 8392 9198

Moving Here Project

The National Archives
Kew, Richmond

Moving Here is the biggest database of digitised photographs, maps, objects, documents and audio items from 30 local and national archives, museums and libraries which record migration experiences of the last 200 years.

The British Museum

The Sainsbury African Galleries
The British Museum
Great Russell Street
London WC1B 3DG

The Sainsbury African Galleries provides a substantial and permanent exhibition space for one of the finest collections of African art and artifacts in the world.

National Maritime Museum

London SE10 9NF
Telephone: 020 8858 4422
Recorded Information Line:020 8312 6565

Local resources

Bruce Castle

Bruce Castle Museum
Lordship Lane
London N17 8NU

Contact details
Telephone: 020 8808 8772
Fax: 020 8808 4118

Haringey’s museum of local history, in the setting of Bruce Castle Park

Grange Museum of Community History

Neasden Roundabout
Neasden Lane
NW10 1QB

Contact details
Tel: 020 8452 8311
Fax:020 8208 4233

Opening times
Monday-Friday 11am-5pm
Saturday 10am-5pm
Sunday closed

The Grange Museum records the history of the local community in Brent and is situated as an oasis of calm in the centre of Neasden roundabout.

The Horniman Museum

100 London Road,
Forest Hill
London SE23 3PQ
Tel: 020 8699 1872

Entrance to the Museum & Gardens is free. Admission charge applies to major temporary exhibitions.

Opening times
Daily, 10.30am – 5.30pm

The Horniman, through its collections and related exhibitions and events, seeks to encourage a wider appreciation of the world, its peoples and their cultures, and its environments. Featuring African Worlds, the first permanent exhibition in Britain dedicated to African art and culture. African Worlds celebrates the continent’s diversity, history and creativity.

Inventory of the Bernie Grant Archive