Windrush 75: Celebrating 75 Years of the Windrush Generation

22 June 2023

National Windrush Day 2023, today (22 June) marks 75 years since the MV Empire Windrush arrived in the UK, marking a seminal moment in our shared history.

Celebrations will take place at projects and events throughout the country to promote community cohesion and understanding of the Windrush story.

The Windrush generation – those original pioneers who came from across the Caribbean –  helped to rebuild the nation following the Second World War, and they and their descendants continue to contribute to all aspects of British life.

Click here to read the full government press release.

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