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Time: January 15, 2019 from 6pm to 8:30pm
Location: WASP HQ,
Street: 161 Clapham Manor Street,
City/Town: London, SW4 6DB
Website or Map: https://windrushfoundation.co…
Event Type: seminar
Organized By: Windrush Foundation
Latest Activity: Jan 14, 2019

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All are welcome to this event which celebrates the life of an unsung hero. Trinidadian born Harold Phillips served Britain in WWII, was demobbed by the RAF after 1945, but returned on the Empire Windrush in June 1948, and settled in Liverpool. Known then as calypsonian Lord Woodbine, he was the first mentor of The Beatles. Come along and hear the research of Dr James McGrath (Leeds Beckett University).

Participate in the discussion led by Arthur Torrington. Poetry by Nairobi Thompson.

Speakers include:
Mayor of Lambeth, Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, Cllr Sonia Winifred, Burt Ceasar, Ansel Wong and Authur Torrington.

Renditions by:
Nairobi Thompson, De Alberto, Manjeet Rasiya and Keith Waithe.

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