Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land

FREE EXHIBITION: Friday 1st June – Sunday 21st October 2018 Welcomed by some as ‘Sons of Empire.’ Vilified by those spreading fears of a ‘black invasion.’ 70 years since the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants to London, hear the Caribbean voices behind the...
Fighting for Empire?

Fighting for Empire?

How have Caribbean people’s contribution to Britain’s war efforts been commemorated? Caribbean people have served and fought in Britain’s armed forces not only during both World Wars but for more than two hundred years. Yet, this contribution has not always been...
Remembering Rudy Narayan

Remembering Rudy Narayan

ADMISSION FREE: Thursday 28 June 2018 Rudy was born in British Guiana (now Guyana), migrated to the UK in 1953, later studied at Lincoln’s Inn, and was called to the Bar in 1967. He became an outstanding civil rights lawyer, a co-founder of the Afro-Asian and...
Remembering Sam King MBE

Remembering Sam King MBE

ADMISSION FREE: Tuesday 19 June 2018 22 June 2018 commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Arrival of the MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks, Essex, bringing more than 500 Caribbean migrants to the UK. For them it was the beginning of their contributions to help...
The Windrush Generation

The Windrush Generation

ADMISSION FREE: Wednesday 16th May 2018 Windrush Foundation and the Black Police Association join forces for an evening of inspiration and empowerment.  Come along and hear the presentations of Janet Hills, Chair of the Metropolitan Black Police Association, and WWII...
Windrush Foundation presents Ansel Wong

Windrush Foundation presents Ansel Wong

ADMISSION FREE: Saturday 21st April 2018 Come along and be inspired by the presentation of a leading community advocate who has made a significant contribution to culture in the UK. During the 1080’s, under Mayor Ken Livingstone, Ansel was Principal Race...