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Windrush Day Lecture: Where Are We Now?
29th June 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm£5.00 – £32.50
This is the first in a series of annual events in Leicester making the anniversary of Windrush. Join us to celebrate the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants.
This lecture was originally scheduled to take place at City Hall, as an online event due to the ongoing situation with COVID19 you can still watch the recorded lecture by purchasing a ticket. Your £5 ticket gives you access to watch the recorded event until 11.59pm BST on Monday 29 June 2020.
The ticket includes:
– A keynote from Professor Stephen Small. This lecture will contextualise Windrush, explore where we are now and look at next steps.
– A screening of the short documentary film, A Very Brit(ish) Voice, commissioned by Serendipity for Archiving The Past, Reflecting The Future in 2019. The film features seven voices from the Caribbean community in Leicester who share their thoughts and experiences.
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Reflections is a new publication that brings forth the contributions of Black people in arts, culture and heritage from a British and European perspective, rendering them visible. It explores historical and contemporary contexts and how these are expressed in various art forms.
Reflections includes a paper by Professor Stephen Small which delves further into the cultural implications around Windrush.
This event is supported by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government’s Windrush Day 2020 fund.