WINDRUSH DAY 2022 CELEBRATIONS – GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES FUNDS

From today community groups can bid for funds to celebrate the Windrush Generation and their contribution to British society. The government has funded more than 130 Windrush Day projects since 2019 and this year’s scheme encourages proposals that tell the Windrush story in unique and exciting ways Community projects celebrating the Windrush generation will be […]

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Jamaicans in Britain: A Legacy of Leadership

Jamaicans in Britain: A Legacy of Leadership Edited by Joy Sigaud The long-awaited book Jamaicans in Britain: A Legacy of Leadership, published by Editions Media on behalf of the Jamaican High Commission, has finally come to fruition and will be officially launched in March 2022. The book gives a deep insight into the lives of many […]

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Black Cultural Archives Managing Director Resigns

The Black Cultural Archives (BCA) have announced that Managing Director Arike Oke is to step down from 30th October 2021. During her tenure she has overseen the running of the BCA and has seen the organisation set on a firm footing establishing the 2030 Strategy with the board. The most recent feat is the  Black […]

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Basil Watson Appointed to Design National Windrush Monument

   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 the Windrush […]

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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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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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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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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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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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Windrush Generation Up Close! Interview with Professor Sir Geoff Palmer OBE

Bishop Dr Joe Aldred interviews  world-renowned scientist/ inventor Sir Geoff Palmer.    UP CLOSE!   Click here to watch Sir Geoff Palmer, Caroll Thompson, Miss World and more celebrated hosts and guest interviews UP CLOSE! Is a series of exclusive monthly interviews produced and scripted by Joy Sigaud founder and editor of  Editions Media with […]

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