We have run a successful programme of events during the year. Zoom recordings of the 2021 events are available on YouTube
Celebrating Windrush in Devon Monday 22nd June 2020
3.45 – 4.45pm Caribbean Cook-along, with Chef Euten Lindsay – all the family can join in.
5.00 – 5.50pm Sharing personal stories, with time for questions and reflection.
6.00 – 6.50pm Windrush and the NHS: from Mary Seacole to the present day. Faye Doris and Lucy MacKeith.
7.00 – 8.30pm The Gathering, to celebrate Caribbean stories, poetry, music and DJ set from Somatic.
Black History Month: Start the Week Monday 12th October 2020 6pm. Celebrating Windrush in Devon: Our Windrush Stories
Members of the Windrush generation living in Devon will share personal stories
Thursday 21st January 2021 7.00pm to 8:15pm Martin Luther King Jr, Rosa Parks and my family’s involvement in UK Civil Rights.
David Samuels will talk about his father’s involvement in the Bristol Bus Boycott of 1963
Thursday 28th January 2021 6pm to 7:15pm Celebrating Christmas in Trinidad and Tobago.
A presentation by Jaydon Pavy Errington (aged 14), prepared as part of his Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award.
Monday 8th February 2021 6pm to 7:30pm Global Book Club.
‘Voices of the Windrush Generation: The Real Story told by people themselves’, by David Matthews.
Thursday 18th February 2021 6pm to 8pm COVID, the NHS and the effects on the Windrush and BAME Community
A panel of speakers will share information and personal reflections.
Thursday 4th March 2021 6pm to 7:15pm World at Six. Celebrating Fairtrade in the Caribbean.
Fairtrade Devon Interns will lead this presentation during Fairtrade Fortnight
Tuesday 9th March 2021 6pm to 7:15pm Fairtrade Bananas and St Vincent, Windward Isles.
Alison Derrick (Fairtrade Devon) offers this year’s Fairtrade Devon Primary Schools Conference to adults!
Saturday 20th March 2021 2pm to 4pm Intergenerational Reflection
Three generations of people from the Caribbean reflect on their different experiences of life in the UK.
Monday 22nd March 2021 6pm to 7:30pm Global Book Club.
‘Windrush Child’, by Benjamin Zephaniah.
Tuesday 23rd March 2021 7pm to 8:30pm Our Windrush stories.
Members of the Windrush generation living in Devon will share personal stories and music.