Caribbean Nurses – The Backbone of the NHS

The NHS was established within a month of the Windrush generation arriving in the UK in 1948. Caribbean nurses in particular played a vital role from the earliest days. Catherine Ross, our Founder and Director, shares her memories of the time from a Nottingham perspective:  Keen to establish themselves in

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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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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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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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Finalists in Tesco Bags of Help – Caribbean Heritage Garden

We are delighted to let you know that we are a finalist in the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme. Our project a Caribbean Heritage Garden is now open for the customer vote in Tesco stores during December. We are asking you to vote for the Caribbean Heritage Garden one of the projects

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