Tag: Windrush generation

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...

Windrush generation journey: a Brixton exhibition

  Lifeline a retrospective of works by Paul Dash at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning Born in Barbados and a member of the Windrush generation, Paul Dash...

British Library launches Windrush Stories online learning resource

Britain’s national library is launching Windrush Stories, a free educational web resource that marks 70 years since the arrival of Empire Windrush, to coincide...

Brixton event will discuss Windrush Generation and ‘hostile environment’

Local Labour party activists are organising an educational event in Brixton to explore Home Office policies in the light of what has been happening...

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

140 years: Jamaican institution aimed at ending financial exclusion

(sponsored post) As the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, an historic Jamaican building society is celebrating 140 years...

Portrait of the Windrush generation

Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush and amid the political storm over the treatment of the Windrush generation, Tevye...

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