#BlackIcons takeover at II Temple Place

Members of FAD’s Heritage Lottery Funded Black Icons project had the chance to share the inspiring stories of the Black British trailblazers they researched for their Black Icons of the

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Black Icons: In Print

Volunteers have been working with FAD over the last few weeks to investigate and research Black Icons of the British Jazz Age.  The group will eventually share these findings with

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Black Icons: Ken ‘Snakehips’ Johnson

In celebration of Black History Month, FAD interviews young volunteers taking part in our Black Icons project, to find out which jazz age Brits have made a lasting impression on them.

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In the third of our research sessions, FAD’s young volunteers go behind the scenes at the Black Cultural Archives and meet with one of London’s leading black historians, Stephen Bourne.

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Black Icons: National Jazz Archives

The second in a series of research workshops takes our young heritage volunteers to the National Jazz Archive in Loughton. They arrived ready for two days of exploring Jazz Age England

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