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Government investigates raising anchor of Empire Windrush

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'0ojlziGTTUtXPEAjaEWkRA',sig:'W_fGq2hsHNOHLT-s3-r1Av8spzY_zmr5AozLOmlbtLM=',w:'696px',h:'505px',items:'102731026',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js The Minister for Crime and Policing, Kit Malthouse, yesterday (1 July) told the House of Commons that...

Brixton Windrush events continue

From a seniors’ lunch in Brixton Market to an opera premiere on YouTube, local Windrush Day celebrations honoured the huge contribution made to British...

Brixton’s Pegasus Opera creates Windrush anthem

A new Windrush Anthem commissioned by Lambeth council from the Brixton-based Pegasus Opera Company will premiere on 22 June – Windrush Day. Events leading up...

Windrush Day extra

We have videos of Brixton events connected to Windrush Day … ITV made a short film of people in Brixton talking about Windrush Day and...

A Windrush Top Ten

Brixton’s Champion Agency, which created the theme for today’s Windrush Day celebration, has also put together a Windrush Top 10. It has been compiled by...

Singing in the street – Brixton celebrates Windrush Day

https://youtu.be/n-IPlM3sPm0 Brixton celebrated Windrush Day by singing the new and specially created version of You Can Get It If You Really Want that was broadcast...

Join in to celebrate Windrush Day

  This year there is greater need than ever to commemorate and celebrate the arrival of the Empire Windrush and the people aboard. Those who...

Get out and sing to celebrate Windrush Day

Lambeth residents are invited to join in a borough-wide door-step mass singing of Desmond Dekker and the Aces’ You Can Get It If You...

Councillor launches petition to site Windrush memorial in Brixton

A senior Lambeth council member has launched a petition opposing plans to site the official Windrush generation memorial at Waterloo. Councillor Sonia Winifred, cabinet member...

Brixton marks Windrush Day with sadness and happiness

Brixton celebrated Windrush Day yesterday (22 June) with fun but also by remembering the past and present problems facing the Windrush Generation and its...

Prime Minister announces Windrush memorial site

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'Sf82KgKwQOZ5IWSTmvhdRQ',sig:'RGM9OFh7GTwn-Vr6P0V-7RwZ0x0Z1ZvJyylCwS8mCTg=',w:'594px',h:'447px',items:'3068465,3312124,2635562,3430166,3355300',caption: true ,tld:'co.uk',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.js Waterloo Station is to be the site of an official Windrush monument, prime minister Theresa May announced...

Brixton at centre of Windrush Day events

Windrush Day on Saturday (22 June) will be marked in Brixton and all over Britain by many events, performances and commemorations. Locally, there will be a...

Windrush day marks first screening of Hero film

A Brixton local cinema will host the first screening of the movie Hero on 22 June, Windrush Day, writes Lucy Williams.  Based on the extraordinary...

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