Tag: Windrush generation

Windrush charity fund offers grants

A charity fund to aid members of the Windrush Generation is now accepting applications for grants of up to £25,000 from community and grassroots...

Lambeth Heritage Festival 2020

Lambeth’s Heritage Festival for 2020 is, like so many other great events, online only this year. It kicks off today and lasts through September....

MP urges action on Windrush Generation pensions

Local MP Bell Ribeiro-Addy is the joint organiser of a letter to government calling on it to change a policy that hits the pensions...

Council ‘first to back call for slavery reparations’

Lambeth council last night (15 July) backed a call, prepared jointly by the ruling Labour and opposition Green groups, that calls on national government...

Google honours Brixton activist Olive Morris

Brixton activist Olive Morris – a member of the Windrush Generation – is the subject of today’s (26 June) Google Doodle – the small...

Brixton MP highlights Windrush Generation in parliament debate

Brixton MP Helen Hayes yesterday (23 June) used a House of Commons debate to highlight the plight of members of the Windrush Generation impacted...

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...

Windrush scandal compensation meeting

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) is organising a public meeting in Lambeth town hall for anyone affected by the Windrush Scandal on Saturday 18...

Fashion week comes to Brixton with a ‘Windrush’ theme

Next Generation Regeneration: Fashion and Revolution is a Windrush-themed celebration being held in Brixton during London Fashion Week in partnership between the council and...

SGS x Brixton Wings – Exploring Windrush Summer Camp

Exploring Windrush was a 3-week summer camp for young people run in collaboration by SGS and Brixton Wings. Young people aged 6 - 15 years...

Petition to locate new memorial in Windrush Square

A Memorial to the Windrush Generation announced recently (22 June) by government to be sited at Waterloo is in the wrong place says Cllr...

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...

Prime Minister announces Windrush memorial site

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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...

Windrush Generation exhibition comes to the Migration Museum

Caribbean Takeaway Takeover, a pop-up art and sound exhibition about the stories of Windrush Generation elders, is now open at the Migration Museum in...

From fighting the Nazis to fighting for freedom

A former Brixton teacher, David Horsley, has researched and published the story of a remarkable and often overlooked figure in British Caribbean history. Billy Strachan...

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