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A free day of events celebrating Windrush Day with talks, storytelling and tours.

Caribbean stories

  • Times: 10.30am - 4.30pm
  • Location: Throughout the Museum

Listen out for excerpts from letters written by or to Windrush Generation Caribbean migrants, read out over the Museum’s public announcement system.

These excerpts talk about raising families, remembering the dead, telling stories and celebrating life together. They were collected during the Caribbean London Table project.

Letters will be read out at different intervals throughout the day

Suitable for all ages. Free.

Curator tour

  • Times: 11am and 2pm
  • Location: World Gallery

Join us for a tour of the World Gallery reflecting on Caribbean histories.

Starting from the point of absence, Anthropology Curator Rachael Minott will take you through the gallery highlighting where the Caribbean stories could and should sit in the narratives of the world.

Suitable for children aged 10+


Costumed Story Telling

  • Times: 3pm - 3.30pm
  • Location: Grasslands Gardens

Join us in the Gardens as Helen McDonald weaves a story of Windrush migration, using stories collected during the Caribbean London Table project as inspiration.

Suitable for children aged 5+