Windrush 70: Call for Contributions

We’re looking for academic and artistic responses to Windrush 70: Celebrating the Migrant Contribution to British Society – as part of Leeds Beckett University’s Race and Education Working Paper Series, in partnership with Patrick Vernon OBE, Dr Angelina Osborne and Pen Mendonça. We’re looking for academic and/or creative contributions that document, respond

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Windrush 70th Anniversary

We’re launching books, beer, exhibitions and more to celebrate the Windrush 70th Anniversary! As many of you will know, The Windrush 70th Anniversary celebrates 70 years since the pioneering Windrush generation arrived in Britain from the Caribbean – after being invited by the British Government to help re-build the UK

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Rediscovering Notts – the Windrush Generation

Tune into Notts TV on 10th April for a special episode of Rediscovering Notts all about the Windrush Generation – co-presented by our Founder and Director, Catherine Ross, and produced by our Creative Director, Lynda Burrell. Catherine took Notts TV presenter Kate Chaplin on a tour of Caribbean Nottingham to celebrate 70

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Windrush Women: Past and Present

Catherine Ross, our Founder and Director, is joining an incredible panel of guests at an event called Windrush Women: Past and Present on Monday 25th June from 7pm-8.30pm at The British Library for an evening of poetry and readings inspired by the lives of female writers from the Windrush era. 

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Windrush exhibition – The British Library

We’re proud to be involved in the Windrush: Songs in a Strange Land exhibition – on at The British Library in London from 1 June – 21 October 2018. 70 years after the Empire Windrush carried hundreds of migrants to London, the free exhibition explores why people left the Caribbean behind

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International Women’s Day 2018

We were very honoured to be included in this beautiful illustration for International Women’s Day 2018 by independent graphic facilitator and artist Penelope Mendonça! Through her illustrations, Penelope supports a diverse range of organisations, businesses and communities, including those voices that are rarely heard. Thank you Penelope!

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Beehives, Bobs & Blow-Dries

We’re very proud to have contributed to an exhibition dedicated to the history of hairdressing and hair technology making its international debut at The Civic, Barnsley The exhibition explores the hairdressing salon and its role as a pillar of the community, as well as the meaning of hair as a

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Hurricane Irma – Important Information

Museumand, the UK’s National Caribbean Heritage Museum, is saddened to hear the distressing news regarding the storm crisis in the Caribbean. Our thoughts and prayers, along with yours, are with the people of the Caribbean and we’re in touch with museums across the region. As soon as we have details of the official fundraising site

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A weekend at Nottingham Contemporary and film screenings

This weekend we went to the opening of the exhibition of 30 radical back artists from the 1980s. We interviewed 4 of these 30 artists for a short film to be shown around the Nottingham Contemporary to help visitors get to know the people behind the artwork. Museumand were also

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The art of black hair

14 January – 19 March 2017 In collaboration with The New Art Exchange, Nottingham,  our exhibition The Art of Black Hair is a celebration of afro hair and an exploration of hair styling as an art form. To create this exhibition, NAE and Museumand held an event where local communities

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