Windrush 2022 Event Listings

Haringey celebrates Windrush Day on 22 June each year, with events held on and around this date across Haringey - highlighting the significant contribution the Windrush Generation and their descendants have made, and continue to make, to our borough and British life beyond. 

These pages will be updated regularly with new events and activities happening in Haringey...

Please check with venues in advance of attending events in case of changes to listings or venue opening times


Windrush 2022 Event Listings

See our previous events page for events that have already taken place in 2022.


Exhibitions 

We’re In Business: Art, Trade & Business of the Windrush Generation in West Green Road, Tottenham

Date: Until end September 2022

Times: Wednesday to Sunday, 1 to 5pm

Price: Free entry

Venue: Bruce Castle Museum and Archive, Lordship Lane, N17 8NU

Explore the pioneering businesses, entrepreneurs and artists of the Windrush Generation from West Green Road in Tottenham. This street has witnessed many important trailblazers and change-makers who, rooted in their communities, went on to succeed in building some of the most successful black enterprises in this country. From Dyke & Dryden’s beauty and hair products, becoming Britain’s first black multi-million-pound business, to Althea McNish, the internationally-renowned textile designer and artist who made West Green Road her home for over 60 years, you can find out more about the stories of these pioneers and others – all starting out and finding their feet in West Green Road.


Weaving Tales of Resilience

Date: Until end June 2022

Times: Wednesday to Sunday, 1 to 5pm

Price: Free entry

Venue: Bruce Castle Museum and Archive, Lordship Lane, N17 8NU

Weaving Tales of Resilience reflects, records and retells stories from 2020 – of how our diverse communities in Tottenham supported one another whilst facing the challenges of Covid-19, stood side by side in response to Black Lives Matter and pulled together the community threads of resilience. 
 

Christelle Mutombo-Cartier, Yodea Williams and Sonja Scantlebury are three artists and community story-tellers who work with textiles in Haringey. Their new textile and film-media creations have been made especially for this exhibition at Bruce Castle - to share the remarkable tales of resilience in our locality and to demonstrate that community and diversity matters.


Changemakers 

Date: Until July 2022

Times: Wednesday to Sunday, 1 to 5pm

Price: Free entry

Venue: Bruce Castle Museum and Archive, Lordship Lane, N17 8NU

This series of photographic portraits by Agenda Brown of Visual Marvelry brings together Haringey Changemakers from different generations who have made a difference.

It is a visual record of those influential in culture, education, sport, and community activism in the UK. 

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Page last updated:

June 27, 2022

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