Events and what's on in Brent calendar



30 July 2018


Discover the High Seas
30 July 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Ealing Road Library
Windrush 70 family craft workshop



01 August 2018


Windrush 70 Badgemaking
1 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Education Room, The Library at Willesden Green
Create and colour a badge, drawing inspiration from our exhibition ‘Windrush 70’ and take home your creation.



06 August 2018


Discover the High Seas
6 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Harlesden Library Plus
Windrush 70 family craft workshop



10 August 2018


Private View: CNWL Arts in Health Display - 10 August. 4pm – 6pm. All welcome.
10 August 2018, 4pm to 6pm, Community Wall, Willesden Green Library, 95 High Rd, London NW10 2SF
Private view on the 10th of August. All welcome.An exhibition of art work produced by NHS patients at their on-site weekly studio sessions with works taking inspiration from pieces in the Wellcome Collection and Brent Museum and Archives.

Travel the High Seas
10 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Kingsbury Library
Windrush 70 creative family workshop



13 August 2018


Travel the High Seas – Windrush 70 Creative Family Workshop
13 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Kilburn Library
Learn about the arrival of the Empire Windrush and create a colourful scene showing its journey across the Atlantic.



17 August 2018


Creative Passport
17 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Education Room, The Library at Willesden Green
Windrush 70 family craft workshop



22 August 2018


Windrush 70 Badgemaking
22 August 2018, 2pm to 4pm, Education Room, The Library at Willesden Green
Create and colour a badge, drawing inspiration from our exhibition ‘Windrush 70’ and take home your creation.



11 September 2018


Caribbean Connections: Windrush 70 poetry performance and discussion
11 September 2018, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Performance Space, The Library at Willesden Green
Join poet Hannah Lowe to discuss poetry, Caribbean immigration and what it means to be British.



11 October 2018


Songs and Stories from a Pioneering Generation
11 October 2018, 6.30pm to 8pm, Education Room, The Library at Willesden Green
Join us for an evening of conversation as we reflect on the impact of Windrush 70 years on. With guest curators from the British Library.



12 October 2018


From Ashphalt to Maplewood floor...
12 October 2018, 7pm to 8.30pm, Performance Space, The Library Willesden Green
Namron OBE travelled from Jamaica to Brent joining the Willesden Jazz Ballet in 1961 and was the first black dancer to be employed by a British dance company. Spend an evening with him sharing his dance/life journey through storytelling, audio visuals and live solo dance work. The evening includes an interactive Q&A



23 October 2018


Caribbean tapestry fun family sewing class
23 October 2018, 2.30pm to 4pm, The Library at Willesden Green, 95 High Rd, London NW10 2SF.
Have a go at tapestry, with designs inspired by the Windrush era. Suitable for all. Free but arrive early as spaces are limited.



30 October 2018


Black Genealogy: When Black History meets Black Ancestry
30 October 2018, 6.15pm to 7.45pm, Reading Room, The Library at Willesden Green
Trailblazing author and family historian Paul Crooks captivates his audience with an account of how he traced his African forebears enslaved on a sugar plantation in Jamaica, 200 years ago. Find out how to start exploring your family history. Who knows? Maybe you'll be inspired to explore your Ancestry.