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Festival, Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jun 2018

Windrush Generation Festival

Windrush Generation Festival

Address

Bradford City Centre,
Bradford,
BD1

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Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jun Windrush Celebrations
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Sat 14 - Sat 21 Jul Drunken Film Fest

Details

To acknowledge the 70th anniversary of the arrival of the ship SS Empire Windrush which docked into Tilbury London on June 22nd 1948 with 492 registered passengers from the Caribbean, there will be commemorative events taking place throughout the UK.

A group of Bradfordian’s from across the generations have been planning a programme of events: -

• On Friday 22nd June 2018 from 3.30 pm in Centenary Square raising commemorative flags to officially open the public celebration of the 70th anniversary of Windrush.

• On Saturday 23rd June 2018 from 10.00am to 7.00pm in Centenary Square and City Park, will be Windrush Generations Festival of Music & Culture. A vibrant festival, experience local and international performing artists on the big stage, enjoy a tasteful mix of music and fine Caribbean and international cuisines, fun fair and stalls.

• On Sunday 24th June 2018 2.00pm till 4.30pm we will closing the weekend’s celebration with a joint
service of churches from West Yorkshire to be held at New Testament Church, Necropolis Road, Lidget Green, Bradford BD7 2PU

• Throughout the weekend of celebrations there also be a specially commissioned multi media exhibition capturing the life and stories of the Windrush Generation legacy and their journey to Bradford and the UK. This exhibition will be held in City Hall and other venues in the district.

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Event details

Dates Times
Fri 22 - Sun 24 Jun 2018

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Map reference: SE 162330  Lat: 53.79378 Long: -1.75433

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