A walk with Newham resident, Shirley Fortune, discovering Canning Town – an area long associated with people of African origin.
- Discover the origins of buildings, roads and their significance to the Black community
- Hear about the many notable ‘people of colour’ associated with the area, and those forward thinking individuals who supported the Black community
- Recall the daily lives of those who lived in the area in the early and mid 20th century
- Discover how it all began and the enormous, undeniable contribution and legacy
Meet outside Canning Town Library.