Windrush Pioneers and Champions

EVENT | Lambeth Town Hall | Fri 14 Dec 2018

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

Harry Cumberbatch

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

Sam King

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

Betty Asafu-Adjaye

How can we become each other’s keeper? H is the question I have been asking since I started the Mission Dine Club …

Latest from Twitter

I added a video to a @YouTube playlist https://t.co/1FZr9zGLNB WINDRUSH FOUNDATION / BEN TV INTERVIEWS - Yvonne Bailey EP 9

Quotes from the community

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

Sonia Brown