Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Empire Windrush's arrival in Britain, and find your own Windrush connection at the National Maritime Museum


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Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Empire Windrush's arrival in Britain, and find your own Windrush connection at the National Maritime Museum.

HMT Empire Windrush arrived in Britain on 22nd June 1948. On board were more than 800 passengers from the Caribbean.

This June marks 75 years since that voyage. It is a major national moment, a chance to come together and celebrate this shared history.

The National Maritime Museum is hosting two special Windrush Day events during the 75th anniversary year.

Royal Museums Greenwich have partnered with the Caribbean Social Forum and a range of local schools and young people to shape the events, showcasing Caribbean culture and the legacy of the Windrush generation in the UK today.


Windrush Day (22nd June) - Read more.

The Spirit of Windrush (24th June) - Read more.

Body Positive Slow Flow Yoga (24th June) - Read more.

”The Windrush arrival marked a turning point, when Caribbeans came here to help re-build Britain, to work in the transport system, factories and the newly created NHS. So for those who had to overcome so much adversity, it has great significance” - Baroness Floella Benjamin

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      Windrush Day 75

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