Celebrate the anniversary of the Empire Windrush's arrival in Britain at Royal Museums Greenwich's family-friendly festival

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Celebrate the anniversary of the Empire Windrush's arrival in Britain at Royal Museums Greenwich's family-friendly festival.

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

Each year on 22nd June Royal Museums Greenwich partners with the Caribbean Social Forum and other local partners to showcase Caribbean culture and the legacy of the Windrush generation in the UK today. A new addition for 2024 is the National Windrush Museum, who will contribute a co-curated series of performances as part of the festival.

This year the Windrush Day Festival will take over the grounds outside the Queen's House and National Maritime Museum, with a range of exciting activities including talks, games, spoken word performances, and a Caribbean-owned food and craft market

Programme: 

Games Without Wires
Venue: Queen's House Undercroft
The Caribbean Social Forum return with their popular collection of board games for all ages.

Dominos
Venue: West Central Lawns
Learn how to play dominos from the best with the Caribbean Social Forum - join for a game, or just come and watch!

Family Craft Workshop
Venue: Rethink Space, National Maritime Museum

* This event is part of the Great Greenwich Windrush Trail, a series of events taking place across the borough of Greenwich to celebrate Windrush Day and is supported by the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

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Windrush Day 2024

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Queen's House | National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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