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
As part of Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Shebeen, we’ll be hosting a day of events celebrating the Caribbean Shebeen and blues party culture in Nottingham – on 4th June 2018 at Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF. Shebeen: Memories and Recollections – FREE DROP-IN SESSION 12pm – 4.30pm –
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
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
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.
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
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!