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How did the Empire Windrush change London? The number of people living in Britain who were born in the West Indies grew from about 15,000 in 1951 to 172,000 in 1961.

How did the Empire Windrush change London?

Due to a perceived “heavy influx of immigrants”, the British government created the Commonwealth Immigrants Act 1962, barring the future right of entry previously enjoyed by citizens of the Commonwealth, which many considered a direct bar on people of colour. Racism rooted in fear and mistrust erupted into violence in Notting Hill in 1958, when gangs of Teddy Boys roamed the streets attacking Black men (and murdering one, Kelso Cochrane from Antigua.) A Caribbean Carnival was held to try and improve race relations in 1959, later becoming the Notting Hill Carnival. Notting Hill and Dale, which had been declining parts of the inner city, were gradually revitalised during the 1960s and 1970s. How the Windrush generation changed UK music and arts forever. 22 June 2020, 13:04 | Updated: 22 June 2020, 14:18 We celebrate 72 years since the Empire Windrush docked in Essex – and ultimately changed the UK Arts scene forever.

How the Windrush generation changed UK music and arts forever

Today (22 June 2020) is Windrush Day – 72 years since Empire Windrush’s most famous journey, when it brought around 500 passengers from the Caribbean who were invited to the UK to help fill a labour shortage after the Second World War. With them they brought over jazz, blues, Calypso and a host of musical styles that enriched and transformed the British music scene. Who are the Windrush generation? The ‘Windrush generation’ includes anyone who immigrated to Britain from the Caribbean between 1948 and 1971, starting with the arrival of the Empire Windrush. On 22 June the Windrush docked in Essex, bringing passengers from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago who had answered an advert to sail to Britain at a reduced price, after the Second World War. Read more: Hazel Scott, the forgotten jazz star who fought racial segregation >

The Windrush Generation explained in 90 seconds. What is the Windrush generation and why are they worried? The Government has been accused of being "cruel and inhumane" over its treatment of the Windrush generation, who came to the UK from the Commonwealth 70 years ago.

What is the Windrush generation and why are they worried?

A cross-party group of 140 MPs has written to Theresa May asking her to address concerns from the Windrush generation about their immigration status. What is the Windrush Generation? The Windrush Generation are people from the Caribbean who were invited to help rebuild the UK in the decades following World War II. In June 1948, 492 passengers arrived at Tilbury Dock, Essex, on the SS Empire Windrush after making the 8,000 mile voyage from Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and other islands, to the UK. The passengers, many ex-servicemen who fought with the UK in the war, had been invited to assist with labour shortages and very few intended to stay for long.

Many simply wanted to visit what advertisements in their home nations called "the mother country". The History Of The British Empire. Imperial Federation, map of the world showing the extent of the British Empire in 1886 - Norman B. Leventhal Map & Education Center. Brighton Pavilion. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.

Brighton Pavilion

Le Royal Pavilion (parfois appelé le Brighton Pavilion) est une ancienne résidence royale située à Brighton au Royaume-Uni. Il fut construit au début du XIXe siècle pour le prince régent et futur roi George IV comme une résidence de bord de mer. Conçu dans un style architectural exotique, le dessin et l'allure générale du pavillon est de style anglo-indien, style très répandu en Inde pratiquement pendant tout le XIXe siècle. Histoire[modifier | modifier le code] Le prince régent, futur roi George IV, visita d'abord Brighton en 1783 sur les conseils de médecins lui recommandant l'air marin pour soigner sa goutte. Henry Holland fut rapidement chargé de l'agrandissement du bâtiment. Fonctionnement du palais sous George IV[modifier | modifier le code] Le Royal Pavillon servait à organiser des banquets au temps du règne de George IV.

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