Windrush looks back

THURSDAY 1 JUNE 2023 | 7pm – 9pm

Sam King Windrush Awards

24 March – 30 April 2023. Winners will be announced June 2023.

Windrush Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Heritage and Community Advocacy: 1995 – 2020

In 1995 Sam King and Arthur Torrington worked to establish a CHARITY …

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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…


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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 …

Harry Cumberbatch

In 1964 I was recruited in Barbados by London Transport to work on the buses, after some preparation I arrived at …

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 …

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Quotes from the community

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

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