The British troopship HMT Empire Windrush anchored at Tilbury Docks, Essex, on 21 June 1948 carrying hundreds of passengers from the Caribbean. They came off the ship 22 June 1948 hoping for a new life in Britain – alongside hundreds from elsewhere. Who were they? https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-43808007
Fresh off the boat: Jamaican immigrants are welcomed off the Windrush at Tilbury.Written by Kingsway Project
Kingsway Project is a voluntary organisation, with strong evidence of effectively working with Youths, Women’s groups and Seniors successfully by conducting community events, training and consultations. The Project also has a facilitating role, liaising, co-ordinating, and promoting shared activities to ensure that local people have a say in heritage, housing, community safety, leisure, play services, social care and health provision. Our aim is to enhance cohesion, and empower the community to be active citizens through community events, education and training.