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The Caribbean Front Room – Stories from Windrush and Beyond

Windrush Community Installation
A vibrant Caribbean front room with many decorations reflecting cultural heritage

The Windrush era brought the concept of the Caribbean front room to the United Kingdom, becoming a powerful symbol of unity and community. It became a space where people from the Caribbean diaspora gathered, shared stories, and upheld their cultural traditions. The front room served as an inclusive environment where individuals of different generations and backgrounds could come together, celebrating their shared heritage and fostering a sense of belonging. Through the Caribbean front room, the Windrush generation created a space that transcended boundaries, promoting dialogue, cultural exchange, and a deeper understanding among communities.

Step back in time in the Caribbean Front Room installation. A key part of the Caribbean Windrush experience, the installation explores the front room and the crucial role it played in bringing the community together. 



If you’re interested in Black history, why not volunteer to interview local residents? More information can be found here

For any queries, please email [email protected]  


More information about the event to follow 

Camden Black British History community hub, 18 Malden Road, NW5 3HN


Monday 5 June to Friday 28 July


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