Today is Windrush Day, when we commemorate the immigration on board of the HMT Empire Windrush. As a child of the generation of Jamaicans that arrived to the UK during that time, let me tell you about how the culture of the island permeates my daily life.
Millicent Stephenson explores the impact of the Windrush Generation on both her personal musical development, and on the development of music in the UK as a whole.
teresting themes, including: how to balance the mundane with the glamour of the stage, authenticity in the times of celebrity culture, and the different shapes and formats that artistic expression can take.
With the aim to assist the humanitarian effort of helping those who were most impacted by the Jamaica floods of October and November 2020, there will be a fundraising online concert the day after tomorrow, Saturday 30th January at 7:00 PM.
With the aim to assist the humanitarian effort of helping those who were most impacted by the floods in Jamaica back in autumn 2020, there will be a fundraising online concert on Saturday 30th January at 7:00 PM.
Jamaica gained independence from the United Kingdom on August 6th, 1962. That means that today is the 58th anniversary of this very important event! To commemorate and celebrate the occasion, the Association of Jamaican Nationals (AJN) of Birmingham here in the UK will celebrate a service via Zoom this Sunday, August 9th, at 3:00 PM BST.
September 21st is the chosen date to celebrate the 21st anniversary gala of this important charity, which was established in April 1998, following the very bad flooding and landslide that occurred in January 1998, in Portland, Jamaica, in which many people lost their homes and lives.