Events

Date
Windrush Annual Service Sun, 23/06/2019 - 17:00
Windrush Annual Gala Dinner & Ball Sat, 22/06/2019 - 19:00
Windrush Family Community Funday Day Sat, 22/06/2019 - 10:00
Windrush Elders Cruise Night Fri, 21/06/2019 - 18:00
Windrush Public Service Day
Public Service Day in honour of those who have served their County, their community and their neighbours. They are a continuation of the Windrush...
Mon, 18/06/2018 - 10:00
Walter Tull Day
Walter Tull was the first black outfield playing professional footballer when he signed for Spurs in 1909. He later became Britain's first black Army...
Sun, 25/03/2018 - 17:00
A Spotlight On: The Caribbean Contribution Within the British Armed Forces | National Memorial Arboretum
Discover more about the Caribbean military contribution and the role the community played rebuilding post war Britain with Horace Barnes, Chairperson...
Sat, 28/10/2017 - 14:30
SS Empire Windrush Remembrance - free Church Concert 25 June 2017
 
Sun, 25/06/2017 - 18:00
Windrush Legacy Celebration Ball - Ticket Only Event
Sat, 24/06/2017 - 06:30
Windrush Day 22nd June
22nd June is Windrush Day. 69 years since the arrival of SS Empire Windrush - the Ship of Hope at Tilbury Docks, Greater London, 1948. The WAWI...
Thu, 22/06/2017 - 14:00
Remembering together Fri, 18/11/2016 - 18:00
Unity in the Commuity
People from different cultural backgrounds sharing stories about their experiences within the community.
Sat, 29/10/2016 - 14:00
WW1 From a Caribbean Perspective
Family Caribbean History Group and in Partnership with The WAWI Project. Receive help to build your family tree Parade of West India and British West...
Sat, 29/10/2016 - 10:00
Black Soldiers of WW1
Black Soldiers in the First World War 1914 - 1919 followed by screening of Mutiny. Guest Speakers and Questions and Answers with the producers
Sat, 22/10/2016 - 13:00
We Will Remember Them
African and Caribbean contributions to World Wars 1 and 2. Talk by H Barnes, Chairperson: Why are West Indians in this Country? (WAWI Project)  
Fri, 14/10/2016 - 19:30
Mary Seacole statue unveiling
Mary Seacole Statue Unveiling Ceremony 30 June 2016 Venue Garden St Thomas Hospital London. WAWI project will be part of the honour guard and VIP's
Thu, 30/06/2016 - 12:00
Windrush Remembrance Evening Community Service
Windrush Remembrance Evening Community Service  The Why are West Indian Project & Assemblies of the First Born Church are proud to present the...
Sun, 26/06/2016 - 18:30
Windrush Remembrance Community Service
Windrush Remembrance Community Service 11:00am Holy Trinity Church Birchfield Rd: Aston B20 3DG The Why are West Indian project & Holy Trinity...
Sun, 26/06/2016 - 11:00
The Queen's Official Birthday Service
Saturday 11th June 2016, a civil commemorative service will be held at St Mary's Church, Hamstead Road, Birmingham B20 2RW at 11am. All are welcolme.
Sat, 11/06/2016 - 11:00
Johhny Smythe
Centenary celebrations were launched on June 30th 2014 at the family grave site at Race Course Cemetary, Freetown, Sierra Leone. As a celebration of...
Tue, 30/06/2015 - 12:00
Windrush Sunday
Windrush annual service of Thanks giving.Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield.  
Sun, 28/06/2015 - 10:30
Armed Forces Day Parade & Service
Armed Forces Day. Parade Centenary Square, Birmingham
Sat, 27/06/2015 - 10:15
St Georges Day Parade & Service
St Georges Day Parade and Service , St Pauls Church, St Pauls Square, Hockley
Sun, 26/04/2015 - 10:30
Battle of Neuve Chapelle Centenary
Honoring the Past, Sharing the Future. An evening of dance, readings and poetry led by members of the Hindu, Sikh and Muslim communities. Venue:...
Tue, 10/03/2015 - 18:00
Armistice Day
Armistice Service of Remembrance at Hall of Memory (Birmingham City Centre)
Tue, 11/11/2014 - 11:00
Remembrance Services across the Nation
WAWI will remember our forgotten hero's at various locations across Birmingham, including; Church of the Ascension (Hall Green), Cannon Street...
Sun, 09/11/2014 (All day)
Black History Month Celebration
A Black History Month celebration at Solihull Central Library in association with Caribbean Family History Group, The GAP Centre and WAWI Project. AM...
Sat, 25/10/2014 - 13:00
Colours All Around
Colours All Around, a Black History Month celebration in aid of 'The GAP Centre' and 'WAWI Project'. At West Bromwich Town Hall (B70 8DT) on Saturday...
Sat, 18/10/2014 - 16:00
Pilots of the Caribbean: Volunteers of African Heritage in the Royal Air Force
PRESS RELEASE -- "The exhibition highlights the RAF's success in embracing diversity and demonstrate how the rich, cosmopolitan nature of Modern...
Mon, 06/10/2014 (All day)
Windrush Service
Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield, B6 6AH. 11am In 1948, Caribbean Service men together with other skilled workers made the voyage to Britain to help...
Sun, 23/06/2013 - 11:00

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