A crowd watching a stage at Ipswich Music Day

SUFFOLK WINDRUSH CELEBRATION

Saturday 22 June 2024

Ipswich Cornhill

12pm - 4.30pm

Free

Saturday 22 June 2024

Ipswich Cornhill

12pm - 4.30pm

Free

Come together to celebrate the achievements of the Caribbean community in Suffolk! There will be Caribbean food and Black business stalls, talks by Suffolk Windrush Committee Members, and live music.

The Windrush Festival is a one-day celebration of the Empire Windrush landing in Tilbury, Essex in 1948. In partnership with the Windrush Select Committee (WSC), Ipswich Borough Council plan and deliver this musical and culturally diverse event. There will be an artistic exhibition and memorial refreshments, and a street food and market festival. The music stage is fully programmed to commemorate the heritage of the Caribbean passengers of the Windrush.

Stage Line-up

12.00pm – Introduction Charles Challenger
12.10pm – Mayor of Ipswich Elango K Elavalakan 
12.15pm – Phaze II Steel Band
1.30pm – Daddy Turbo
2.15pm – Ipswich Youth Steel Band
3.00pm – Daddy Turbo
3.15pm – TBoNe – Singer/Trombonist 
4.00pm – Rosy May – Dancer

Stallholders

If you think your stall will make a great addition to the marketplace at Suffolk Windrush Celebration then we would love to hear from you. Please fill in the stallholder application form and send it to Windrushcelebration@gmail.com AND Events@ipswich.gov.uk AND Mike.Houchell@ipswich.gov.uk. Once received with relevant compliance, we will confirm your attendance.

Download the application form here.

Please note to be a stall holder you need the following compliance:

• Personal Liability Insurance (value up to 5 million)
• Risk Assessment of Activity

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