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Windrush generation

This year the Council was awarded a grant to help the borough celebrate the Windrush generation and their descendants. There will be a number of events including a Caribbean baking project, Windrush tea party and Windrush reminiscence cricket on Hackney Marshes.

Celebratory Cricket Day
8 June, 12noon–6pm
Watch a film, reminisce, enjoy delicious food, watch cricket and play games. All ages.
North Marsh Pavilion, Hackney Marshes, Mandeville Street, E5 0AL
Drop-in. 020 8356 7422;

A Father’s Love – Family Funday
15 June, 1pm–8pm
Family activities on Father’s Day including live music, stalls and workshops. All ages.
Stoke Newington School and Sixth Form, Clissold Road, N16 9EX
To book: 07947 633 197;

Open Knock-Out Domino Club Tournament
21 June, from 3pm
An open knock-out domino tournament. All ages.
Unit B7, 3 Bradbury Street, Dalston, London N16 8JN
To book: 020 3875 9352;

Windrush Tea Party
22 June, 12noon–4pm
Celebrating the Windrush generation for their contributions to Hackney with an afternoon of intergenerational activities, art, music and more. All ages. Stoke Newington Town Hall, N16 9JP. To book: 020 8356 3261;

Windrush 2019
25 June, 4pm
Celebration day for Hackney’s Windrush generation by Friends of Woodberry Down. Ages 50+. Vince Murrain Community Centre, Kings Crescent Estate, Queens Drive, N4 2XD
Drop-in. 07876 345 457;

Uprising Community Club Street Party
10 August, 12noon
Street party. All ages, with an emphasis on school children and the over 65s.
Downs Park Road, E5 8NA
Drop-in. 07939 452 497;

The Windrush Parade
8 September, 9.30am
Take part in Hackney Carnival With Soca Sagaboys. Ages 16+. Book by 1 September.
To book: 07553 530 056;

Windrush Generations Festival 2019

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