FROM WAR TO WINDRUSH 75 is an afternoon of talks and performances exploring this foundational moment in British history. Leading historians, actors, broadcasters and poets will explore Caribbean contributions to the Second World War and the significance of Windrush in Britain’s transition from Empire to a post-imperial society, as well as looking at how the Windrush generation has shaped Britain as a modern multicultural society.
Hosted by Call The Midwife actor LEONIE ELLIOTT, our line-up includes writer and producer TREVOR PHILLIPS; playwright and author BONNIE GREER; actor DAVID HAREWOOD; campaigner and historian PATRICK VERNON; British Future Director SUNDER KATWALA; poet SHIRLEY MAY; poet and musician ANTONY JOSEPH; founder of the National Windrush Museum LES JOHNSON; researcher ANGELINA OSBORNE; heritage and culture specialist GARRY STEWART and journalists KAMAL AHMED and ANNE MCELVOY, with more names to be announced.
Full price tickets are £30 (discounted tickets are £15). Ticket price includes tea & coffee and a PRIVATE VIEW of IWM’s recently launched SECOND WORLD WAR GALLERIES.