Caribbean Diaspora events - UK

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Events with a Caribbean flavour in the UK

 

From history to culture to fete, Caribbean Intelligence provides dates for your UK diary with a love of and a respect for the Caribbean in mind..... 

 

 

Three West Indian men at Tillbury Docks in the 1950s

Windrush: Songs in a strange land

Till 21 October : A free exhibition at the British Library.

The Entrance Hall, the British Library. This exhibition is free.

 

Caribbean focus at the British Library

There's more going on as the British Library hosts its Windrush exhibition. Click here for more comedy and cultural events.

 

Translating Cultures: French Caribbean History, Literature and Migration

24 September: Immerse yourself in the rich history, heritage, literature and visual arts of the French Caribbean and its diaspora in this study day.
Knowledge Centre, British Library.

 

The British-Barbadian Nursing Revolution

28 Sept-31 Oct: An exhibition about the ‘pioneers’ of British migration that challenges mainstream understandings. Taking place at Guildhall Yard EC2V 5AE.

 

Emotional Price Paid: Multi-Generational Impact of Windrush, Part I

2 October: Dr Elaine Arnold, Expert in Windrush Generational Separation & Reunion (Four Generations of Trauma), speaks on this topic. Followed by a Barbadian High Tea prepared by Barbadian Chef, Anthony Cumberbatch. Tickets available on Eventbrite.



 

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