Capturing local histories of Butetown


How has the area now known as Butetown been represented? A key aspect of our work is drawing out histories and stories of the area of Butetown. This page is dedicated local histories told by local people.


At the top of the list, we have captured in film a history of Butetown told by local historian Mr Neil Sinclair

A Stroll through Tiger Bay Part 1

A Stroll through Tiger Bay Part 2

A Stroll through Tiger Bay Part 3

A Stroll through Tiger Bay Part 4

There is more to Butetown that meets the eye’  – as told by Adeola Dewis shortly after she joined the study in May 2015

Latest blogs & resources

04 Sep

A note on standpoint, ...

One important accomplishment that I am happy to report is the fact that as a...

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06 Jun

thoughts on the gaps

In conversation silence can be seen as a gap. Gaps inevitably have the capacity to...

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01 Apr

Outside of the frames ...

This research has led me to see the value of dominoes to many Caribbean people....

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