Windrush 2019 Regional Celebration Days

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Swansea, Neath Port Talbot & Bridgend

Event Date : Thursday 27 June 2019
Event Venue : Swansea Grand Theatre Arts Wing Depot Theatre

The event programme included presentations, music, and dance performances and food.
Performers: DJ Amas, Victor Brox Blues, Senegalese Dancer, Congolese drummers, Ify Iwobi, composer and pianist, Crossing Borders dancers.

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Torfaen Windrush Celebration Day

Event Date : Tuesday 18 June 2019
Event Venue : Thornhill Community Centre, Torfaen

Race Council Cymru worked with South Wales Jamaican Society and Thornhill Community Centre to deliver an inclusive multicultural community event. The centre launched it very first Windrush Celebration Day with a mix of educational and inspirational speakers and music performances, to create a day of shared history teaching and learning about Windrush Generation and their descendants.

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Merthyr Tydfil Windrush Celebration Day

Event Date : Saturday 27 July 2019
Event Venue : The Engine House High Street, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 3HA

The event was a celebration, showcasing the talent of musicians from within Race Council Cymru’s network highlighting Merthyr born Edaeth, touching speeches from the Windrush Elders and Merthyr Tydfil’s Mayor, Howard Barret.

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Newport Windrush Celebration Day

Event Date : Sunday 30 June 2019
Event Venue : New Testament Church of God 173 Commercial Rd, Newport NP20 2RD

Churches Together Windrush Thanksgiving and Celebration Worship Service for all churches in Newport and Monmouthshire. The event was full to capacity and programmed speakers, music and food in the celebration of the Windrush generation and their descendants and the invaluable contribution they have made to Wales.

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Wrexham, Flintshire & Denbighshire

Event Date : Sunday 30 June 2019
Event Venue : Vasco Da Gama Portuguese café in Wrexham town centre.

This was a Free event with lunch provided and programmed a short film on the Windrush Generation, guest Speakers, music & dance and was advertised locally and through all RCC, CLPW and community networks, social media platforms and direct whats app community groups for all to participate.

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Llanelli Windrush Celebration Day

Event Date : Saturday 22 June 2019
Event Venue: Outdoor event, Llanelli Library, Llanelli

A Windrush Celebration Day was held in partnership with Llanelli Multi-Cultural Network as an outdoor event and included presentations, music, and dance performances and food.

Performers: DJ Amas and Jazzy Africana and Windrush speakers including Lenn Lawrence, Windrush Cymru Elder.

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Caerphilly Windrush Celebration Day

Event Date : Saturday 15 June 2019
Event Venue : Van Community Centre, Caerphilly

Windrush Celebration Day in Caerphilly in partnership with Van Community Centre to deliver this event of celebration and education for children and young people aged eight to fourteen years old.  The event was attended by over thirty children and their families.