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Sat, 22 Jun



Words On Windrush

Inspired by the work of EMPOWORD participant, Theophina Gabriel, whose poem "For the Windrush Generation", featured on the BBC. 12 participants will research stories of Slough's Windrush generation and create a new performance.

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Words On Windrush
Words On Windrush

Time & Location

22 Jun 2019, 12:00 – 16:00

Slough, Slough, UK

About the event

The Windrush generation refers to the immigrants who were invited to the UK between 1948 and 1971 from Caribbean countries. The immigrants came at the invitation of the British government, which was facing a labour shortage due to the destruction caused by World War II. However, the 1971 Immigration Act gave Commonwealth citizens who were already living in the UK indefinite leave to remain.

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