Remembering Lord Woodbine

Remembering Lord Woodbine

Remembering Lord Woodbine The event looks back at the life and times of WWII RAF ex-serviceman Harold Phillips aka Lord Woodbine who was the first musical mentor of The Beatles. He was 19 years of age after arriving on the Empire Windrush on 22 June 1948 and later...
ALLAN CHARLES WILMOT (1925 – 2021)

ALLAN CHARLES WILMOT (1925 – 2021)

ALLAN CHARLES WILMOT (1925 – 2021) ALLAN CHARLES WILMOT (1925 – 2021) Allan volunteered first for the Royal Navy in 1941 when there was a call for volunteer servicemen from Jamaica. He saw an advertisement in the Jamaica Gleaner newspaper when he was sixteen and a...
Still Breathing

Still Breathing

Still Breathing Saturday 31 July 2021 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm Launch of a collection of essays by 100 Black British people about racism. The book is edited by Suzanne Packer, better known for her role in Casualty, and Suzette Llewellyn, for her role in EastEnders. Still...
Windrush Day with Alford Gardner

Windrush Day with Alford Gardner

Windrush Day with Alford Gardner TUESDAY 22ND JUNE I 6PM- 7:30PM At age 18, he served Britain in the Royal Air Force during WWII, demobbed to Jamaica in 1947, but returned on the Empire Windrush on 22 June 1948 at Tilbury Docks. All are invited to this event in honour...