Tag: Windrush generation

Windrush generation journey: a Brixton exhibition

  Lifeline a retrospective of works by Paul Dash at 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning Born in Barbados and a member of the Windrush generation, Paul Dash...

British Library launches Windrush Stories online learning resource

Britain’s national library is launching Windrush Stories, a free educational web resource that marks 70 years since the arrival of Empire Windrush, to coincide...

Brixton event will discuss Windrush Generation and ‘hostile environment’

Local Labour party activists are organising an educational event in Brixton to explore Home Office policies in the light of what has been happening...

Black Cultural Archives welcomes MPs’ recognition

Brixton’s Black Cultural Archives (BCA) has welcomed parliamentary and government moves to recognise and help the Windrush generation. These include local MP Helen Hayes (Labour,...

Afternoon tea celebration launches Brixton’s Windrush weekend

Lambeth Council gave thanks to its Windrush generation with a celebratory afternoon tea party today Friday 22 June at the Town Hall Assembly Rooms...

Brixton events central to Windrush commemoration

  Brixton will be at the centre of events to mark the 70th anniversary of the arrival in London of the Empire Windrush and its...

140 years: Jamaican institution aimed at ending financial exclusion

(sponsored post) As the UK celebrates the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush, an historic Jamaican building society is celebrating 140 years...

Portrait of the Windrush generation

Ahead of the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the Empire Windrush and amid the political storm over the treatment of the Windrush generation, Tevye...

Brixton Legal Windrush generation – A frightening legal limbo

Local solicitor Pam Douglas explains the legal background to the ‘Windrush scandal’ We are very fortunate in Brixton to have the Black Cultural Archives on...

Local ‘Windrush generation’ man is still denied cancer treatment, MP tells...

Local MP Chuka Umunna (Streatham) today (18 April) asked prime minister Theresa May to correct a statement she made in the House of Commons...

TV company seeks family to travel through time

Wall to Wall Media, the maker of Who Do You Think You Are? and Long Lost Family, is looking for a Caribbean family to...

Looking for people who worked at Bankside power station

MA student Daniela Couling is conducting oral history research on people who worked at Bankside Power Station, now the Tate Modern. “My investigation explores the individuals, focusing on...