Brixton exhibition preserves Ghana’s past

An East London family had no idea that two bags of letters, papers and documents brought back from Ghana would become the subject of a ground-breaking exhibition.

But when the Black Cultural Archives in Brixton got involved and enlisted the help of experts, these old documents – some dating back to 1894 – were deemed to be absolutely unique in Britain and a heritage asset that needed to be preserved.

Guest blogger Kirsty Osei-Bempong finds out more here.