Luton’s 5th Annual Windrush Civic Flag Raising Ceremony

Saturday 22 June

Honouring our Windrush generation through celebration. A free event with cultural stalls, steel pan and best dressed Windrush prizes.


An inter generational programme organised in partnership with ACCDF (African Caribbean Community Development Forum Ltd).

1500 Arrivals

1530 Welcome by Cllr Jacqueline Burnett

1535 Hosts ULCAC Co Chairs

1540 Opening by Mayor of Luton

1550 Opening performance by Hillborough Junior School

1600 Flag Raising, two minutes of silence

1615 Keynote address by Steve Stephenson MBE

1640 Talent from North Hertfordshire’s Windrush descendants

1700 Event Sponsors, Luton Rising

1715 Vote of thanks by Lorna Markland, ACCDF, Event Founder

1730 African Caribbean refreshments

1900 Ending

Hosted by ULCAC (United Luton Caribbean and African Committee)

Managed by ACCDF

Sponsored by Luton Rising

Key Supporters: Luton Council, New Testament Church of God (NTCG Luton), Luton Urban Radio Station, Windrush National Organisation, Network 100

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