Croydon’s Windrush Celebration 2019
Tuesdays – Saturdays from 12 June – 31 October. 10.30am-5pm. Windrush Exhibitions
Croydon Museum. Clocktower, Katharine St
Monday 17 June. 7.30pm. Shappire 1959. Living in London during the Windrush Era.
Free film at David Lean Cinema, Clocktower. Q&A with Dr Tony Sewell
Friday 21 June. 2-6pm. Windrush Dinner, Awards and Dance
Friday 21 June. 6-11pm. After Dinner Reception & Dance
Pre- booking only
Saturday 22 June. Museum Croydon Windrush Special Family Day, includes 12 noon-1pm talk and free film
Saturday 22 June. Noon-5pm. Windrush Street Party & Caribbean Cookout.
Arts, crafts, books, food, music, etc. Free
Saturday 22 June, 7-9pm. Windrush Poetry Jam
37-39 St George’s Walk, Free
Saturday 22 June. 9pm-midnight. Windrush Party
37-39 St George’ Walk. Free
Sunday 23 June. 3-4.30pm. Multi-Faith Windrush Church Service
Followed by drinks reception in Church Hall. 4.30-5.30pm.
Croydon Minister, Church St. CRO 1RN. Both free
Monday 24 June. 7pm. We Sing U Sing Summer Song Music Festival
Oasis House, 5-9 Pearl Rd, CRO 3EX
Monday 24 June. Windrush Legacy Fighting for King & Empire
Film and discussion between Marc Wadsworth and Neil Flanigan (MBE) former RAF
David Leae Cinema, Clocktower
Monday 1 July. 6.30-8.30pm. Windrush TEDx Talk, Past, Present and Future
Talk by Cllr Patsy Cummings and guest with Q&A.
September. Windrush Exhibition
Fairfield Hall. Free
For bookings and further information go to
Other events in London
Black Cultural Archives: Windrush:
Looking Back, Moving Forward
22 JUNE TO 14 SEPTEMBER 2019
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Friday 14 June. 7.30pm. Memories in Mind: Women of the Windrush Tell Their Stories
With original vocals, instrumental music, spoken word and film, award winning composer Shirley J. Thompson, OBE, and guest artists bring compelling narratives and memories of from the Windrush experience to life.
Featuring: Queen of Lover’s Rock, Carroll Thompson, poet Zena Edwards and others.
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall, Approach Road Tottenham Green London, N15 4RX.
To book go to
Telephone: 020 8365 5450.
Friday 28 June Windrush Woman
An opera in one act by Shirley Thompson.
Please note I cannot find this on the website link so you may have to telephone.
Saturday 28 July. 7pm. Windrush Woman
Opera in one act by Shirley Thompson.
Tete a Tete: Contemporary Opera Festival,
RADA Studios, 16 Charles St, London, WC1E 7EX
Further details and booking at