Join local stars like author Yvonne Bailey Smith and artist Linett Kamala at Brent’s Windrush Day celebrations, running throughout the day on Wednesday 22 June.
With a host of free events:
Caribbean Kitchen at The Library at Willesden Green, from 11am
The celebrations kick off at 11am with drop-in activities, followed by a live stream from 1pm, plant-based food workshop by Brent artist Linett Kamala.
For one day only, Linett brings her ‘Recipe for a Happy Mind’ Caribbean Kitchen Studio to the Library at Willesden Green.
Inspired by the kitchen of her mother, Annie Thompson, join Linette and guests via livestream as they explore the power of plant-based food from the Caribbean diaspora.
Panel discussion at Brent Civic Centre, Wembley Park, from 6-9pm
Moving into the evening, immerse yourself in a Caribbean Front Room installation to explore the Caribbean and Black British experience through objects, family, and the home.
A panel discussion brings together local community leaders and leading artists. Together, they will explore the legacies of colonialism and empire in relation to the Windrush diaspora while looking ahead to modern times.
- Michael McMillan, playwright, artist and Curator of the West Indian Front Room at Museum of the Home
- Yvonne Bailey Smith, author and psychotherapist
- Kyron J. Greenwood, Producer and educator
- Julian Hall, entrepreneur, educator, author & founder and CEO of ULTRA Education and representative from the Black Community Action Plan
- Patricia Wharton,author, talk show host and advocate for change and empowerment, will chair the discussion.
Guests can enjoy light refreshments and entertainment by Natalie Lindi and the Skaticians Band before the events closes.