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Windrush Day Celebrations 2024

Windrush Day Celebrations 2024
Saturday, 22nd June, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
*Five Leaves Bookshop
14a Long Row, Nottingham, NG12DH
Tickets: £0.00
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The Nottingham’s Windrush Generation and their socio-economic contributions to the city.
 Focussing on the locally published book ’The Life of William Chong: A Windrush Passenger’ by Bishop James Stapleton OBE and Esther Stapleton-Stone
With Esther Stapleton-Stone and others
“There has been a lot of coverage recently in the media about the SS Windrush and we have a great story that we would like to share with you. In 2006, Tuntum Housing Association discovered that one of their residents ,Mr William Chong, was an arrivee on the famous SS Empire Windrush in 1948. Tuntum then arranged for Mr Chong and his son to travel back to Jamaica for the first time since 1948. During the two week trip Mr Chong met the Prime Minister and Governor General of Jamaica and was followed by BBC East Midlands journalist, Jeremy Ball, who gave regular updates on Mr Chong’s trip. Sadly, Mr Chong passed away in 2014.” Tuntum Housing Association
This is  a free event, with complimentary Caribbean refreshments

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