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Women of the Windrush

Admission Standard: £10.00 Concession: £8.00 + booking fee
Start Time 19:30
End Time 21:30

Through mesmerising song and archive film footage, Shirley J. Thompson’s opera Women of the Windrush portrays inspirational narratives from the lives of women who travelled to the UK from the West Indies between the 1940s and the 1970s, when persons from those countries were invited by the British government to assist in the rebuilding of post-war Britain.

Women of the Windrush breaks the convention of weak characters and femme fatales prevalent in the operatic canon by conceptualising an artistic work about the so-called Windrush generation with strong female roles.

Compelling stories from a cricketer’s wife, a student nurse, a concert pianist and a new bride who all relate their experiences of arriving and settling in England.

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