Portrait of a Generation – Exhibition by Jim Grover – Windrush Stories

When I first made contact with Jim Grover for the Windrush celebrations we had no idea of the impact his photo essays of the descendants of the Windrush Generation¬† would have, although their historical value was at the forefront of his thinking. He had spent 11 months with families, their friends and associates immersing himself […]

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Raising the Anchor – A Windrush Memorial Project Launch

Leading protagonist, social commentator and human rights activist Patrick Vernon launched the first in a series of public meetings to be held nationwide in his campaign to raise the profile and create a lasting monument to the Windrush Generation and their descendants. Hosted by the BCA (Black Cultural Archives) with Chair Dawn Hill in attendance, […]

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Happy Windrush Day 2019

Windrush Day is the 22nd June and it is now celebrated every year in recognition of the thousands who came from the Caribbean, beginning with the first post war arrivals who docked on the SS Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks on 22nd June 1948. To hear Joy’s radio commentaries see details below and to read […]

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