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ZOOM EVENT | TUESDAY 7 JULY 2020 | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

LESE Race Relations Committee

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

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Windrush 70 Pioneers and Champions

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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.


A discussion paper that argues , right from the start, that members of the Windrush generation
should not have been branded as ‘immigrants.’

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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 …

Ansel Wong

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

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 …

Quotes from the community

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

Sonia Brown