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...

From the SS Windrush to Croydon: the life of Alex Elden

Alex Elden, a member of the Royal Airforce from 1944, and a passenger on the SS Empire Windrush on its famous...

Windrush By Joshua Street

To the older generations above me, it’s what made "Britain Great" and to the younger generations, they think “it’s when the...

National Windrush Day – Dudley

Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 9:00 PM – Sun, Jun 23, 2019, 3:00 AM TTM Promotions present...

Windrush Day 2019 Celebration Event by Essex Cultural Diversity Project

Windrush Day 2019Essex is the Place For Me! Saturday 22 June 11am – 3.30pmEssex Record Office, Chelmsford CM2 6YT

Over thirty years ago, Len Garrison, co-founder of Black Cultural Archives,...

Since 1981 Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has embarked on the journey to collect and preserve materials which redress the historical balance...

‘The Windrush Betrayal’ with Amelia Gentleman

We are pleased to welcome journalist Amelia Gentleman to Heffers, where she will discuss her new book, The Windrush Betrayal:...

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St Andrew’s Healthcare

We celebrate the diversity of our workforce and our patients, and value the enrichment that a diverse workforce...

Croydon Windrush Thanksgiving Service Sun, 23 June 2019 15:00 – 16:30

Windrush day celebrates the arrival of Caribbean migrants onto UK shores over 70 years ago. It celebrates the...

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...

Today’s Modern Army has Roots in Caribbean Bravery

Despite this significant contribution by many thousands of soldiers, recognition of their bravery and sacrifice has been limited here in the...

Twilight CPD at the Library: A Celebration of Black British Literature...

Secondary English teachers are invited to join us at this twilight CPD event shining a spotlight on a wealth of contemporary and...

6 ways to mark Windrush Day and challenge the racist hostile...

Jonathan Stevenson Today is Windrush Day, marking the day 72 years ago when the Empire Windrush ship arrived at...

WINDRUSH: A LASTING LEGACY OF SERVICE

The African and Caribbean War Memorial at Windrush Square in Brixton tells the...

Windrush Day Celebration with Vanley Burke

We are way past excited to be celebrating Windrush Day with the photographer and artist Vanley Burke. Vanley began photographing the...

Message from H. E. Seth George Ramocan, CD High Commissioner for...

The commemoration of this important anniversary provides us with an opportunity to celebrate the close to five hundred Caribbean migrants who arrived, settled...

Windrush, Migration & Reggae

History and music industry consultant Kwaku posits that there probably would not be the reggae genre or the global phenomenon that...

Tracing Your Windrush Roots @Lambeth College

10 years ago Adrian embarked on a journey of discovery to trace his family tree and reclaim his heritage. The conversations...

Rhammel O’Dwyer-Afflick – Black Lives Matter, Always.

Devastated by the crippling pain of racist injustice. It was difficult to coin these words because it feels personal. It hurts...