Windrush Day 2021 at Firstsite!

All are welcome to this special Windrush Day event to celebrate Afro-Caribbean culture through stalls, live music, performance and dance. There will...

How will you be celebrating Windrush Day 2021?

Windrush Day 2021 will soon be upon us. We want to highlight all of the events and activities that will be...

Windrush then and now – A day to celebrate how the...

22 June 2021 will mark the fourth national Windrush Day and 73 years since the SS Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks...

We must honour the legacy of Windrush Day

No health or care worker should feel alien in this country, says Dame Donna Kinnair in her latest blog to mark Windrush...

The National Theatre announces final titles to be streamed for free...

A scene from Amadeus, centre Lucian Msamati as Antonio Salieri ...

Windrush 2020 Message from Cllr Joseph Ejiofor, Leader of Haringey Council

HMT Empire Windrush arrived at the Port of Tilbury on 21 June 1948 and its passengers disembarked a day later. The ship...

Joy Warmington – When no one’s looking

I have been silent. Not because I haven’t been affected by all that has happened, but because I have been worried...

Windrush Generations Carnival of Roots & Culture at City Park

Sat 22 Jun 2019 -12:00 to 21:00 Free entry Local & international artists, dancers, DJs, musicians,...

A Tribute To Mrs Constance Nembhard who began teaching in Jamaica...

My relationship with Mrs Nembhard goes back over 40 years. She was my Primary school teacher in my adolescent years. She taught...

AFRO-CARIBBEANS CALLED TO LOBBY PARLIAMENT

The people of our community often complain about racism. Rightly so. But do we make demands on our decision makers...

Reflections as a Child of Windrush Generation

If the 16 year old Maxie Hayles arrived in Birmingham today, he would certainly have a culture...

Windrush Generation: Our Family History

The countries at which passengers embarked were Trinidad, Jamaica, Bermuda and Mexico. Children travelled as part of the family unit of...

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Windrush Day in Southwark 2020

On 22 June 72 years ago, the Empire Windrush landed at Tilbury Docks, Essex. Carrying passengers from...

WINDRUSH: SIMPLY THE BEST

To commemorate the seventieth first anniversary of the African and Caribbean presence in post-war Britain, STEPHEN BOURNE, author of the award-winning...

From War to Windrush

Fri 21 Jun - Fri 5 Jul 2019 Free entry On the 3rd September 1939 Britain...

Prince Charles sends a message to Britain’s Caribbean community on Windrush...

Today marks the anniversary of the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush in 1948, carrying hundreds of people from the Caribbean who...

Nazerone (Neddie) Howells – A life dedicated to Britain and the...

Nazerone (Neddie) Howells arrived in the UK from Trinidad to train as a nurse at Cross Houses Hospital near Shrewsbury.  After living...

Caribbean Women and the NHS

The NHS was established in post-war England to tackle the major social and economic problems of the day, including ill-health and...

James Berry – To Travel This Ship

The arrival of the SS Empire Windrush in June 1948 at Tilbury Dock marked the beginning of post-war mass migration. The ship...

LESE Race Relations Committee: Celebrate the Windrush Generation Wednesday 26 June...

TUC Congress House23-28 Great Russell StreetWC1B 3LSwww.tuc.org.uk/london-east-and-southFREE ADMISSION (registration essential) The LESE Race Relations Committee invite you to join...

Windrush Reminiscence Room Private View Fri, 31 May 2019 14:30 –...

www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/windrush Reminiscence Rooms are used to trigger memories in people who have long term health related memory issues.Whether it...

Windrush Memoirs: Perspectives from the Windrush Generation by Salford City Council...

An evening to celebrate and commemorate the Windrush generation and Caribbean culture. On 22nd June 1948, 500 migrants...

Windrush Day – Caribbean Activity Day

Jun 22, 2019 Free admission An activity day bringing together elders who contributed to...

Perspectives on the Windrush generation scandal: A response from David Lammy...

In 2018, on the 70th anniversary of the arrival the Empire Windrush, the 50th anniversary of Enoch Powell’s abhorrent ‘Rivers of...