Floella Benjamin on the Windrush Monument – An Update

 By Baronness Floella Benjamin Since being appointed in 2017 as Chair of the Windrush Commemoration Committee, which includes Bishop Rose Hudson-Wilkin, Tim Campbell OBE, Paulette Simpson and Ken Olisa – Lord Lieutenant  of Greater London, we have faced  a rollercoaster of unforeseen circumstances. Firstly Brexit, then COVID-19 which have both proved challenging. Things got off […]

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High Commissioner’s Windrush Day 2020 Message to the Windrush Community

H. E. SETH GEORGE RAMOCAN, CD HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR JAMAICA I am honoured to be given the opportunity to warmly greet readers on the occasion of the commemoration of Windrush 2020. This year’s celebration will be quite different from any other, as the United Kingdom, Jamaica and indeed the world, grapple with the unique and […]

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WINDRUSH DAY EVENTS 2020 – WHAT’S ON!

Black Cultural Archives: Oral Histories of the Windrush Generation Windrush 2020 community online event by BCA and  Radiate Festival. Monday 22 June 2020 10:00 GMT+1 / 45 Minutes via Zoom https://www.radiatefestival.com/festivals/event-links Brighton Museum: Reminiscence and Reflections on the impact of Windrush to our collective memory and national cultural life.  Brighton Museum & Art Gallery are pleased to host […]

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Boris Johnson’s Windrush Day 2020 message to the Windrush generation and their descendants.

Boris Johnson Prime Minister Windrush Day is a chance to say thank you to the Windrush generation, their children and grandchildren for everything you have done to make Britain the country it is today. When the Empire Windrush first docked at The Port of Tilbury in June 1948, the men, women and children who disembarked […]

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