Windrush

Windrush Generation

An interesting website for anyone connected to the Windrush generation. In conjunction with the Barbados Museum and Historical Society and University of West Indies, a Virtual Museum of Caribbean Migration has been set up click here for the home page and then go to ‘Exhibition Panels’. The Virtual Museum combines digital exhibits with audience participation …

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Empire Windrush Anniversary

The voyage of the Empire Windrush is remembered in the following BBC link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p00h8xkq?xtor=ES-211-%5B33240_PANUK_NLT_25_ENG_TheLuminaries_RET_O35%5D-20200622-%5Bbbcsounds_worldservicewitnesshistorywindrushday2020thevoyageoftheempirewindrush_factualhistory%5D The Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks in Essex on 22 June, carrying around 500 settlers from Jamaica. It was the first of many ships bringing migrants from Caribbean countries to the UK between 1948 and 1971, known as the Windrush …

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