Westminster’s Jewel: History, Commentary & Verse Coalesce as Engrossing Essay Exposes Barbados’ Eventful “Story” By Barbados native, Olutoye Walrond, ‘Westminster’s Jewel: The Barbados Story’ is a definitive and rare exposé on the history and evolution of Barbadian society. Walrond takes readers on a journey from the traumatic years of enslavement and British colonialism through the […]
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Home to Home – The Windrush migration story, through the eyes of a child Nottingham’s Caribbean Heritage Museum brings interactive storytelling and stories in a suitcase to neat16 festival at Nottingham Playhouse – for children and grown-ups alike At Nottingham Playhouse Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF In the new ‘Watch this SPACE’, area on the […]
Raising Lazarus by Kat Francois The critically-acclaimed Raising Lazarus charts the true story of Kat Francois’ relative, Private Lazarus Francois, from the Caribbean island of Grenada, who joined the British West Indies Regiment in 1915 to fight for Britain during the First World War. Francois weaves a story of how she discovered she was connected […]
Bussa Uprising 1816-2016 Unsung Heroes of the Caribbean Remembered This April marks the 200th anniversary of the Bussa battle to end slavery in Barbados. The brutal system of enslaving Africans to produce cash crops like sugar and cotton was constantly challenged throughout the Caribbean. The passing into law of the Abolition of Slave Trade Act […]
World’s first crowd-funded, crowd-featured and crowd-filmed documentary on the life of C.L.R. James to be launched in Central London WORLDwrite, known for its unique School of Citizen TV and myth busting documentaries, is launching Every Cook Can Govern: the life, impact & works of C.L.R. James at King’s College London on March 31st at 7.30pm. […]