2023Windrush - 75 Years - Presentation Pack
2023 Windrush - 75 Years - Presentation Pack for only GBP £13.50
The MV Empire Windrush arrived at the Port of Tilbury on 21 June 1948 and its passengers disembarked a day later. It carried several hundred Caribbean migrants, many of them veterans of the Second World War. It has come to symbolise the mass migration of people from the Caribbean to the United Kingdom in the post-war era. National Windrush Day is celebrated on 22 June, on the day that passengers disembarked. A National Windrush Day was announced by the then Prime Minister in 2018 ahead of the 70th anniversary, however Windrush Day has been marked in the community for many years. Royal Mail are marking the 75th Anniversary of the arrival of MV Empire Windrush to the UK on 22nd June 1948. It has come to symbolise the mass migration of people from the Caribbean to the UK in the post-war era. Eight new stamps featuring vibrant illustrations have been created exclusively for Royal Mail to celebrate this occasion.