Windrush Day

Our Stories, Past, Present and Future

Take Part

Participate in a range of events celebrating the contribution the Windrush Generation and their descendants have made to Newham and the UK.

Sep - Dec

Posterity: The struggle and resilience of the migrant families of the Caribbean is a photography project. The project will seek to engage and research the family histories of Caribbean families... FULL DETAILS +

Sept - Dec

This project will collect oral histories about a Shed that was located in West Ham Park which was a haven for Black and other young people who lived in the... FULL DETAILS +

Sept - Dec

Yours Faithfully is an intergenerational project that preserves and passes on stories of keeping faith during the times of the Windrush. This intergenerational project consists of collecting memories of Windrush... FULL DETAILS +

Sept - Dec

Evidence of Things Not Seen: Veterans exposes the contribution of African Caribbeans’ pre 1948 (Windrush), for the fight for World freedom through visual art, workshops and an exhibition. The workshop... FULL DETAILS +

Sept - Dec

Join REIN for a programme of community conversations and debates that celebrate the achievements of the Windrush generation and their descendants. Conversations will be themed and focused on key contributions... FULL DETAILS +

Friday 16 December, 6.30-8pm
Stratford Library

Join Sheva Williams as she discusses her book Memoirs of a Small Island Girl. Sheva came to England in 1960 and moved to Newham many years ago, raised a family... FULL DETAILS +

Apply for a community grant

To mark this year’s Windrush Day, Newham Council is inviting individuals, groups and organisations to apply for a Windrush: Our Stories, Past, Present and Future community grant to develop a project that celebrates the significant contributions the Windrush Generation and their descendants have made to Newham and the UK.