Celebrating Windrush Day in Thurrock

Community events are being held across Thurrock this year to celebrate Windrush Day (22 June) – a day dedicated to recognising the contribution of the Windrush Generation and their descendants.

Thurrock BME & Zedgeneration UK Event

Local community groups Zedgeneration UK and ThurrockBME (TBME) have organised the best ever party to celebrate the end of national lockdown, with live entertainment & international food. The event will include a tribute recreating the arrival of the Empire Windrush at the Port of Tilbury (booking essential) on Tuesday 22 June. There will also be a celebration at the Worlds End Pub, Tilbury.

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Contact Thurrock BME or Zedgeneration CIC for details and prices.

Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories

The Tilbury Bridge Walkway of Memories, an immersive visual art experience installed on 432 panes of glass collaged with photographs, documents, original boat passenger tickets and memorabilia, opens to the public at the Port of Tilbury from Sunday 27 June.

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