Events

For bookings & Croydon Windrush events information:

Info: 07821 612280

Email: altwindrush@gmail.com

Bookings: www.jus-tickets.com

WEDNESDAY 12TH JUNE – 31ST OCTOBER

Croydon Museum Windrush Exhibitions

Windrush Generation artifacts from the 1940s & 1950s including a Caribbean
front room with Glassfish, Paraffin Heater, Gram, Grip etc.

Free film
Katharine Street CRO 1ET
10.00am – 5.00pm
Tuesday- Saturday, Family Friendly
FREE ENTRY

Thursday 14th June

The Windrush School Competition Awards

Awards & Celebration with our young people

Croydon Town Hall

1.45pm-3.45pm

Invitation only

Email windrush@croydon.gov.uk

Monday 17th June

David Lean Cinema

In London During The Windrush Era

SAPPHIRE 1959

A pregnant student Sapphire is murdered In London in the 50s; police discovers she was a black woman passing as white. This film explores the racial tension in the Windrush era.

Film Night & Discussion With

Dr Tony Sewell CBE + Guests

7.00pm-9:30PM

Katharine Street CRO 1ET

Free Entry.

Friday 21st June

The Windrush Dinner, Awards and Dance

De Vere Selsdon Estate Hotel

This dinner, awards & dance will honour the Windrush Generation with
dinner, gift bag & entertainment from calypsonian Alexander D Great and
guest artists.
Windrush attendees will be recognised for their contribution to British society.
Hosted by Ms D Cooper OBE

Dinner & Awards

2.00pm – 6.00pm

Pre-Booking Only

Tel: 07821 612280

Email aitwindrush@gmail.com

Free Entry For The Windrush Generation,

ID Required

After Dinner Reception & Dance For The Community

Dance to the retro sounds of Neville King & The Teachers Crew

6.00pm-11.00pm

Tickets £5.00

Pre-Booking Only, ID Needed

Tel 07821 612280

Email aitwindrush@gmail.com

Free Entry for The Windrush Generation

ID Required

Saturday 22nd June National Windrush Day

Croydon Museum Windrush Special Family Day

12.00 noon -1.00pm

Talk & Film with Ms Saleah

performing in a Caribbean front room,

Windrush History with a comedy twist.

Free film, Free Entry

Windrush Street Party & Caribbean Cookout

In the heart of Croydon Town, The Windrush Street Party with Palm Trees,

Windrush Exhibition, Caribbean Arts, Crafts & Books Stands, Endurance Steel Orchestra, Caribbean Folk Dances, Gospel Choir, Retro DJ’s Daddy Ernie & Neville King, Jerk, Vegan & Caribbean Food, Local Charities, Free Giveaways.

North End CRO 1TG

12.00 Noon -5.00pm

Free Entry

Windrush Poetry Jam

Come to hear poems, spoken word and stories about adventure, adversity & triumph from Nairobi Thompson, Abstaract Benna and guests plus open mic for you to tell your Windrush story.

Produced by Well Versed Inka community organisation that produces poetry & spoken word events

The Front Room

37-39 St George’s Walk CRO 1YL

6:30pm Doors, Show 7pm – 9:00pm

Free Entry

Windrush Party with DJ Houdini

+ Guests with live PA

Dance, Sing And Do Your Windrush Thing

The best in Retro Reggae & Soulful Vibes

With Well Versed Ink

The Front Room

37-39 St George’s Walk, CRO 1YL

9.00pm – 12.00 Midnight

Free Entry

Sunday 23rd June

Multi Faith Windrush Church Service

An afternoon service of thanksgiving Croydon Minster for the many lives that have made an impact on the British way of life featuring songs from IDMC Gospel Soul Choir, readings and addresses from prominent community leaders

3.00pm-4.30pm

Drinks reception in the Minster Church Hall

4.30pm – 5.30pm

Croydon Minster

Church Street CRO 1RN

Free Entry

Monday 24th June

We Sing U Sing Summer Song Music Festival

Featuring children in and around the Croydon community performing with multi-award winning John Fisher, live band and special guest artistes

7.00pm

Oasis House, 5-9 Pearl Road CRO 3EX

£8.00 in advance; £12.00 on the door

Info 07971 766513

JOFISH MUSIC MINISTRY PRODUCTION

David Lean Cinema

Windrush Legacy

Fighting For King & Empire

Why have the history books failed to acknowledge the African Caribbean involvement in World War Two?

Film & Discussion with Producer, Journalist Mr Marc Wadsworth & Mr Neil Flannighan MBE former RAF & Ex-Serviceman’s Association

7.00pm

Katharine Street CR9 1ET

Free Entry

Monday 1st July

Windrush TEDx Talk

David Lean Cinema

Councillor Patsy Cummings + guest With Q&A

Katharine Street CR9 1ET

6.30pm – 8.30pm with refreshments

Free Entry

September

Windrush Exhibition in the Fairfield Hall

Further details to follow.

Free Entry