Merton's Windrush Day Celebration 2024

Event date
Location
Mitcham
HMT Empire Windrush ship
Event Description
Come along to Merton's Windrush Day Celebration at Canons House!

Enjoy an afternoon of live music, including a steelpan performance, food, a Windrush exhibition, dominoes and talks from the community.

The day marks the arrival of HMT Empire Windrush at Tilbury Docks on 22 June 1948, bringing more than 800 passengers from the Caribbean to help rebuild Britain. It also recognises the contributions the Caribbean community have continued to make in the UK.

Everyone is welcome; bring friends, family, and a picnic blanket to enjoy a day of celebration and good vibes.

• Saturday 22 June
• 12pm-4pm
• Canons House, Mitcham
• Free entry
Age Group
All
Address
Canons House
Madeira Road
Mitcham
London
Postcode
CR4 4HD
Organiser
London Borough of Merton
Organiser Phone
07476424299
Event Type
Free Event
Category
Arts
Community event
Entertainment
Heritage
Music
Talks and seminars