Windrush 2021 Newsletter Editions Extra!

Windrush Day  2021, Editions Extra!  Packed with News and Features, Read about immigration issues and deportees, the origins of the London police force, who was Britain’s first Caribbean policeman in 1837? The Windrush Caribbean Film Festival now in its second year. Read here. Click on square to expand Also available at selected Sainsbury’s Asda and […]

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Black History Month EDITIONS® Lifestyle Magazine 20/21 Read Here

Click to read  The magazine: available in selected major supermarkets.  A big thank you to our readers and supporters. We have been informed by the supermarkets that the uptake was  100% within the first few days of Black History Month 2020.  If you missed it  you can read it here. Plus: Editions Extra!  Black History […]

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Basil Watson Appointed to Design National Windrush Monument

  Joy Sigaud Internationally renowned artist Basil Watson has been selected to design the National Windrush Monument, which will stand at London Waterloo station. The unveiling is expected to take place on Windrush Day, June 22nd 2022.   The monument, which is backed by £1 million of government funding, will pay tribute to the dreams, ambition, courage and resilience of […]

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Windrush Generation – Is it inclusive enough?

  Arthur Torrington co-founder of the Windrush Foundation argues that all Caribbean veterans who came for the war effort and remained in Britain should be officially included and recognised under the banner of the Windrush Generation. In 2018 the British government came up with a definition of the ‘Windrush Generation’ as “Caribbean people who arrived […]

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UPRISING – Another visceral feat from Steve McQueen

A new series examining three major events that took place in 1981 in the Black British Community UPRISING is the BBC’s New Series From Academy Award Winner Steve McQueen – a vivid and visceral three-part series for BBC One examining three events from 1981:  – in January 1981  the New Cross Fire killed 13 black […]

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Black Design Company in John Lewis

Karen Hamilton-Bannis founder of AK-Wilde has designed a range of soft furnishings in honour of the Windrush Generation pioneers capturing some of the essence of their heritage. These will be available this month for a limited period. AK-Wilde’s range of bespoke printed accessories is thoughtfully hand designed by the artist and print designer Karen Hamilton-Bannis. […]

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Guyanese Born Neurologist, James Samuel Risien Russell, Receives English Heritage Blue Plaque

As the science of neurology was emerging in the last century James Risien Russell became one of the UK’s first leading Black consultants.  A true pioneer in his field Dr Russell was born in what was then British Guiana.    One of Britain’s first black British consultants, pioneering neurologist James Samuel Risien Russell has been commemorated […]

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Meet The Rap Artists Competing for BBC’s £20,000 Prize – The Rap Game UK

  The Rap Game UK is a  BBC Three success story  with many viral moments across the last couple of series. The next series will begin later this month.  Award wins for previous series include The Edinburgh TV Awards – Best Entertainment Series, Broadcast Digital Awards – Best Entertainment Programme, and RTS Midlands Awards – […]

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Sam King Windrush Awards Announced For Children – Entry Details

By Arthur Torrington The Windrush Foundation have announced a new award for children. The Sam King Windrush Award shall be given to a girl and a boy up to the age of 14 who can produce an outstanding essay about the Caribbean men and women who travelled on the MV Empire Windrush and arrived at […]

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Society of Editors Support Journalism Diversity Fund

The Society of Editors has announced a donation to the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF), the fund which helps make a career in journalism more viable for a wider range of candidates. The £7,000 donation will enable the delivery of a bursary scheme to aspiring journalists who do not have the financial means to support themselves […]

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NATION PAYS TRIBUTE TO THE WINDRUSH GENERATION

  Communities across the country gear up to mark national Windrush Day on June 22  Backed by £500,000, the third national day will celebrate and commemorate the Windrush community  Mix of in-person and virtual events across the country include concerts, exhibitions and programmes for children  The nation will pay tribute to the outstanding contribution of […]

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Windrush Generation Up Close! Interview with Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin MBE

Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin MBE QHC  chats frankly with Primrose Granville OBE in UP ClOSE!   UP CLOSE! Is a series of exclusive monthly interviews produced and scripted by Joy Sigaud of  Editions Media with the Jamaican High Commission team as host. Each month we have a different co-host alongside His Excellency Seth George Ramocan. Here […]

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Windrush Caribbean Film Festival Set to Launch on National Windrush Day!

The Windrush Caribbean Film Festival heads online for its second year! Editions Lifestyle and  EDITIONS EXTRA! Windrush Review are  happy to be partnering with them from June 22 – August 29, highlighting films celebrating the Windrush Generation and the newest generation of Caribbean filmmakers! Visit the virtual media launch on Tuesday June 22nd 2021 for […]

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Windrush Fashion

“Dressed in an odd assortment of clothes, many wearing ties of dazzling designs, over 450 Jamaicans arrived at Tilbury Docks on the Empire Windrush to settle down in the Mother Country” – Thurrock Gazette headline 1948. Photos of Caribbean men and women arriving in Britain, in the 1950s-60s encapsulate the hopes and expectations. The black […]

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Windrush Day 2021: Free Artwork, Logos, Banners & Posters for Your Events Here

  Download the latest free artwork kit, logos and banners for your events Windrush Day June 22nd  To download official posters, logos, headers and banners etc for your own use click on the link below: click here for complete artwork pack, logos and posters EDITIONS EXTRA!    WINDRUSH Review Newsletter  Relevant, challenging perceptions, Windrush Community […]

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