The Windrush Line

Recognising the contribution of the Windrush generation, who continue to shape and enrich London’s cultural and social identity today

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Man Of The People

Sam King

Windrush 75 Pioneers & Champions

Samuel Beaver King – Mr Windrush Teachers Guide

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WIndrush Foundation ZOOM event videos.

From Emancipation to Windrush Exhibition online preview

The Windrush Foundation 70 Years On

Windrush Foundation - Norma Best

Norma Best

In 1944, Britain appealed to her colonies for assistance and one of the smallest was British Honduras…

Windrush Foundation - Sam King

Sam King MBE

Harold was 18 years of age when war as declared in 1939. Hw was working at a foundry in British Guiana…

Windrush Foundation - Aurthur Curling

Arthur Curling

In 1944, when the British government advertised in Jamaica for volunteers for the Royal Air Force against…

Windrush Foundation - Cy Grant

Cy Grant

Cy was born in British Guiana (Now Guyana), and was 22 years of age in 1941 when he volunteered to…


Windrush Foundation and Ben TV have partnered up to produce interviews that will give you more info about the people and time of Windrush.

Community Champions

Sam King

I was born in Portland, Jamaica in 1926, and worked with my father on the family farm with every intention of eventually …

Sonia Brown

I am a businesswoman, entrepreneur and social networker, and founded theNational Black Women’s Network (NBWN) …

Jocelyn Barrow

Postgraduate studies in education brought me to England in 1959. I had been very active politically in Trinidad as a member of the …

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"It is crucially important we remember this generation of pioneers as we are all standing on their shoulders"

Sonia Brown

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Join us TODAY 25 FEBRUARY 2024
from 7pm as we celebrate the seminal work of the late Sam King and launch a new book MAN OF THE PEOPLE. He was first to have organised Windrush commemorations and coined 'Windrush Generation'. Free tickets from Eventbrite