Windrush 66, celebrating 66 years of black presence in the UK.
Windrush Initiatives CIC is a Community Interest Company with an aim to empower and improve outcomes for black/multi-heritage communities and their families within Preston, Lancashire and the United Kingdom.
On 22 June, 66 years ago, the Empire Windrush sailed into the UK, bringing with it one of the first large groups of immigrants from the Caribbean.
On Sunday 22 June 2014, they are holding Windrush 66, a fun filled packed day of entertainment with yummy Caribbean food, loads of stalls and the ‘getting together’ of a fabulous, multi heritage community. Plus a 20/20 cricket match!
Event organiser Adrian Murrell could be heard on Preston FM this afternoon explaining what Windrush was all about. He encouraged everyone to go along and have a good time on Sunday.
The Windrush line up:
12pm Dj Des Grant – Old Skool Reggae
12.20pm Stephen Bayliss – Soul
12.45pm Steel Drums Group
1.10pm Cricket Introductions
1.15pm Uncle Phil Kalia World Champion Salsa Dancer
1.30pm Steel Drums Group
2.00pm Dj Rick Star
2.30pm Tripikata – Funk/Soul
3.15pm Dj Lj – Soul/Party – Presentations to the Cricketers
3.45pm Louise Heatley Ex-Factor
4.00pm Dj Simba – his own music
4.30pm SDA Youth Choir
5.00pm Dj Tony King – Soul
5.55pm Dj Des Grant (Party)
6.00pm – Letitsha Grant (The Voice)
Date: 22 June
Time: 12 pm to 6.30 pm
Venue: Preston Cricket Club
South Meadow Lane