ARTHUR TORRINGTON

ARTHUR TORRINGTON

ARTHUR TORRINGTON From youth leader in 1970 to Windrush Foundation Director in 2020, Arthur has contributed to positive changes in the community: in the media (LBC Radio, 1970s), black gospel music (1980s); Windrush (1990s – 2020). Join us as he talks about his...
Remembering Cy Grant

Remembering Cy Grant

Remembering Cy Grant Join The Equiano Society and Windrush Foundation on Sunday 8 November 2020 at 7.30pm to pay tribute to Cy Grant. He was born on 8 November 1919 in Guyana, volunteered for the RAF in WWII and served as a Navigator. He was captured by Nazi soldiers...
Charles Ignatius Sancho

Charles Ignatius Sancho

Charles Ignatius Sancho Sancho was born on a slave ship during the middle passage, and his enslaved mother died not long afterwards in South America. His father committed suicide rather than live the life of a slave. The orphaned child, aged two, was brought to...
John Blanke The Black Tudor Trumpeter

John Blanke The Black Tudor Trumpeter

John Blanke The Black Tudor Trumpeter Join us in celebrating of the life of John Blanke, the Black trumpeter, who served in the courts of Henry VII & Henry VIII. John is believed to be the first person of African descent in British history for whom we have both an...

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