How the return of Britain's troops from WWII sparked emotional and sexual turmoil for women
It was the day millions of women had spent years yearning for... or dreading. As a new book reveals, when Britain's troops came home, their wives faced emotional and sexual battles.
The Amazing Lost Legacy of the British Black Panthers
Young boys protesting. (Neil Kenlock's photos of the BRITISH BLACK PANTHER MOVEMENT, 1968-1972)
High Street Kensington from the series On a Good Day | Vandenberg, Al | V&A Search the Collections
Photograph by Al Vandenberg, 'High Street Kensington' from the series On a Good Day, gelatin silver print, London, 1976, printed 2010. Museum Number E.432-2010.
Beauty contests and Brixton fashion: black Britain in the 1970s – in pictures
From the archive of arts agency Autograph, these photos depict the lives of black Britons, from sound systems to strident politics
Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience - in pictures
Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950s-1990s is at the Black Cultural Archive (bcaheritage.org.uk) until 30 June and at the V&A from 16 February to 24 May (vam.ac.uk)
Rosie, the elephant, Bristol Zoo 1950s
The elephant Rosie was a former circus animal acquired by the zoo in 1938; she was very tame and gave rides on her howdah to thousands of children every year. She is seen here in the company of Tom Bartlett, the elephant keeper. Rosie died in 1961. .
72 Joyous Photographs Of Notting Hill Carnival Through The Years
Ahead of Notting Hill Carnival, Vogue looks back at the best moments from the event over the years. First taking place in 1966 to promote cultural unity, Notting Hill Carnival is now a symbol of the capital’s rich multiculturalism.
1950 Clifton Zoo Bristol BS8
View of Clifton Zoo 1950 Opened in 1836 by the Bristol, Clifton and West of England Zoological Society, Bristol Zoo is the world's oldest provincial zoo. It is a Victorian walled zoo located between Clifton Down and Clifton College, near Brunels Clifton Suspension Bridge; it covers a small area by modern standards, but with a considerable number of species. In the 1960s the zoo came to national prominence by appearing in the UK television series, Animal Magic, hosted by the comic animal…