The George Padmore Institute is an archive, educational resource and research centre housing materials relating to the black community of Caribbean, African and Asian descent in Britain and continental Europe.

Founded in 1991, we are based in North London where we often hold educational and cultural activities including talks and readings. We also publish relevant materials and are making our archives accessible to the general public.

DREAM TO CHANGE THE WORLD: THE LIFE & LEGACY OF JOHN LA ROSE

Roots and Flowers: The Life and Work of the Afro-Cuban Librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez

On Monday 13 April 2015 New Beacon Books and The George Padmore Institute jointly hosted an evening of celebration and discussion about the life and work of the Afro-Cuban librarian Marta Terry Gonzalez with scholars Abdul Alkalimat and Kate Williams. The story of this committed revolutionary who  was instrumental in the development of her country's national library was the vehicle for Alkalimat and Williams to look at Cuba while posing the questions: What is Afro-Cuba? What has it contributed since 1959?

LAWRENCE SCOTT'S NEW SHORT STORY COLLECTION

Thanks from the GPI and New Beacon Books

The George Padmore Institute and New  Beacon Books would like to thank all those who came along to our recent annual fundraising lunch, as well as others who very kindly made donations though unable to attend. We have had such lovely feedback from some of you and take this opportunity to wish one and all a happy Christmas season! See you again in 2015.

Thanks from the GPI and New Beacon Books

The George Padmore Institute and New  Beacon Books would like to thank all those who came along to our recent annual fundraising lunch, as well as others who very kindly made donations though unable to attend. We have had such lovely feedback from some of you and take this opportunity to wish one and all a happy Christmas season! See you again in 2015.

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