LESE Race Relations Committee

Celebrate the Windrush Generation
Wednesday 26 June 2019 (18:00 to 20:30)

WINDRUSH 2019

An Evening of Inspiration & Celebration
Friday 21 June 2019 – at 7:00pm

Windrush 70 Pioneers and Champions

Get the Windrush 70 Pioneers & Champions
and KS2 Lesson Plans free PDF’s

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…

THE BEN TV INTERVIEWS

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

Ansel Wong

I migrated from my country of birth, Trinidad & Tobago, in 1965 to attend…

Oku Ekpenyon

As a former head of history at an inner London secondary school and having taught for 20 years, I was …

Sybil Phoenix

I am a woman of faith, and a Christian who believes strongly in ‘service’ to others; it has been a normal practice during …

Latest from Twitter

Windrush Foundation opposes the government's choice for a Windrush monument at or near London's Waterloo station. This is government bullying the Caribbean community. We want it in Windrush Square London.

Quotes from the community

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

Sonia Brown