Windrush Day

Windrush Day 2020


Hear from Mylo Freeman on her book Hair: It's a Family Affair which is a celebration of afro hair and the vibrant varied hairstyles found in one family. The colourful illustrations show young black children the joys and endless possibilities that can be found in afro hair.

Windrush Stories

Harrington ‘Harry’ Cumberbatch MBE shares his memories of moving from Barbados to post-war Newham.  Hear about Harry’s story in this video. 

Songs for Windrush

Listen to Newham resident Crystxl’s harrowing personal Windrush story,

Check out renowned Soca artist Alexander D’Great performing They Came Upon The Windrush and After the Windrush