Geoff Thompson on Windrush 75th Anniversary | SFS

Windrush 75 Anniversary With Geoff Thompson Mbe Dl, Deputy Chair, Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games & Member, Windrush Commemoration Committee

‘I Learned More From Losing Than I Did From Winning’ – Geoff Thompson

Thursday 22nd June

KS3-5 / S1-6

It has been 75 years since the HMT Empire Windrush docked in Tilbury, Essex, on 22 June 1948 bringing 492 passengers to the UK from a number of Caribbean islands. This broadcast celebrates Windrush’s 75 anniversary and aims to inform young people about how the Windrush generation arrived in the UK and what their impact has had on modern Britain. Hear from Geoff Thompson, former 5 times world karate champion, about his personal Windrush story.