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Windrush Women: Past and Present

PICTURED: Beryl Gilroy, courtesy of the Beryl Gilroy Estate and Peepal Tree Press

AN EVENING of poetry and readings inspired by the lives of female writers from the Windrush era

On board the Empire Windrush were 257 female passengers, 188 of them were travelling alone, from all over the Caribbean. Join contemporary international writing magazine Wasafiri to celebrate women writers from the Windrush era and hear work inspired by their legacy from a new generation living and writing in the UK.

The event coincides with the publication of a special section on Windrush women in Wasafiri’s 94th issue.


Name: Windrush Women: Past and Present
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road

When: Mon 25 Jun 2018, 19:00 - 20:30
Price: Full Price: £10.00
Member: £7.00
Senior 60+: £8.00
Student: £7.00
Registered Unemployed: £7.00
Under 18: £7.00
Friend of the British Library: £7.00


+44 (0)1937 546546

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