Remembering Lord Woodbine @ 90
Tuesday 15 January 2019
All are welcome to this event which celebrates the life of an unsung hero. Trinidadian born Harold Phillips served Britain in WWII, was demobbed by the RAF after 1945, but returned on the Empire Windrush in June 1948, and settled in Liverpool. Known then as calypsonian Lord Woodbine, he was the first mentor of The Beatles. Come along and hear the research of Dr James McGrath (Leeds Beckett University).
Participate in the discussion led by Arthur Torrington. Poetry by Nairobi Thompson.
Mayor of Lambeth, Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, Cllr Sonia Winifred, Burt Ceasar, Ansel Wong and Authur Torrington.
Nairobi Thompson, De Alberto, Manjeet Rasiya and Keith Waithe.
WASP HQ, 161 Clapham Manor Street, London, SW4 6DB
from 6:00pm to 8:30pm