Tag : Windrush 75

Greensleeves Unveils Blue Plaque in Honor of Windrush 75

Pictured:  Chris Sedgwick – Chris Cracknell – Dr. Jak Beulah Greensleeves Records, in association with Nubian Jak Community Trust, Transport for London and VP Records, unveiled their Blue Plaque on Shepherd’s Bush Green to mark the legacy of the iconic British record label, which will be installed permanently at Shepherd’s Bush Train Station. Special guest speakers included Dr Jak Beulah, Greensleeves label founders Chris Cracknell & Chris Sedgwick plus Councillor…

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Greensleeves and Jamaica Patty Co. Celebrate Windrush 75

On Thursday 22nd June, VP Records joined Jamaica / UK Ambassador Theresa Roberts and Jamaica Patty Co to celebrate Windrush 75. The event took place in Covent Garden, London with music from DJs Ras Kwame (Captial Xtra) and Yng Cptn. A guests chatted, danced, enjoyed the music, delicious patties and the Duppy White rum supplied by The Duppy Share. An exclusive art exhibition from the Jamaican Watson family was on…

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Jamaica Patty Co. Celebrates Windrush 75

On 22 June each year, British Caribbean communities come together to celebrate Windrush. Windrush is the name given to the ship by the British government, and which brought immigrants from Jamaica and the Caribbean to the UK.  June 22 acknowledges the contributions the Windrush generation and their descendants have made to British society. One of the celebrations, taking place at Jamaica Patty Co., is hosted by Theresa Roberts, Jamaica’s new…

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