Windrush 75: Over A Barrel: Windrush Children, Tragedy and Triumph

Saturday 28th October

Join London Vets Ballers in a historic celebration of sport and heritage! Witness the 75-Year Windrush legacy through Black History Cup Foot


Prepare for an extraordinary day of history, unity, and athleticism at the Black History Cup Football Finals & Community Netball Event. Join us as we pay homage to the 75-year Windrush legacy, embodying the essence of togetherness and sportsmanship.

With a vision to inspire the next generation and foster a robust football community, the Black History Cup Annual Football Tournament brought together teams from Kent, South London, West London, and North London, representing diverse nationalities. Having participated in the tournament over the past two months, get ready for the Finals, featuring open age and vets categories, as we emphasie diversity and inclusivity in football.

Key Highlights:

  • Endorsed by London FA and Kick it Out: Our tournament garners official support from London FA and Kick it Out, bolstering its significance within the football realm.
  • Partnership with 100 Black Men: Grateful for the backing of exceptional sponsors like 100 Black Men, their support empowers us to curate an immensely significant day.
  • SeakAid Partnership: Through our collaboration with SeakAid, we repurpose old football kits, showcasing our commitment to sustainability and community engagement (drop off any old kit on the day).
  • Football Finals: Open Age +35 and Vets, our tournament caters to many players and teams, providing a level playing field for over 500 participants.
  • Netball Final Grenada vs Jamaica Community match is more than a game; it’s a celebration of unity and diversity. Witness history on the court and experience cultural exchange through sports.

Be a part of this historic celebration, where sports transcend boundaries and history harmonises with unity. Together, let’s create history!

Additionally, in the event of rain, please be aware that access to the clubhouse will be limited to 150 people to maintain a comfortable and enjoyable experience for all attendees. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in these matters.