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Windrush Day: our pick of London’s best cultural events and celebrations

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It’s Windrush Day on Saturday, which recognises and celebrates the enormous contribution that Caribbean migrants and their families have made to the UK in the seven decades since their arrival.

It marks the day in 1948 when the HMT Empire Windrush, the first ship of Caribbean migrant workers, arrived at Tilbury Harbour in Essex, Windrush Day only really came to prominence in 2018, when the government announced it would support the commemorative day with a grant of up to £500,000 for events.

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