Windrush generation: Your stories and reminiscences

Empire Windrush arriving in the UK in June 1948 Image copyright Keystone/Getty Photographs

In June 1948, a group of West Indians embarked on a adventure aboard the Empire Windrush passenger liner across the Atlantic to help rebuild conflict-torn Britain – had been you on board?

The British government had marketed within the Caribbean for people to return to the aid of the mother country.

Ahead of the 70th anniversary on 22 June, we might love to pay attention from those who were on board the Empire Windrush, their descendants, and those who have been impressed by way of the Windrush era.

We need to percentage your stories on BBC radio programmes and on the BBC Information website online to mark the anniversary.

Are you a Windrush pioneer? How did you’re making successful of lifestyles within the UNITED KINGDOM? Are you a relative of a Windrush passenger?

in case you have a story in regards to the Windrush era, you’ll email Please include a touch phone number in the event you are glad to talk to a BBC journalist.

you’ll be able to additionally contact us in the following techniques:

Tweet: @BBC_HaveYourSay WhatsApp: +FORTY FOUR 7555 173285 Upload your footage/video here Textual Content an SMS or MMS to 61124 (UNITED KINGDOM) or +FORTY FOUR 7624 800 ONE HUNDRED (world)

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