The Legacy of Windrush: Education and beyond

Saturday 22 June

Registration- 09.30am Start- 10.00am Close: 17.00pm Guest Speaker: Gary Younge – Buffet Lunch and Refreshments included.


The NEU is excited to welcome you to attend The Windrush Legacy: education and beyond Conference, held in London on Saturday, 22nd June 2024.

Celebrate with us the contribution of the Windrush generation and the greater role we need for teaching positively about Windrush and migration across the national curriculum.

We are delighted to be joined by Gary Younge, Award-winning Author, Broadcaster and a Professor of Sociology at the University of Manchester, plus other pivotal Windrush activists and speakers inc. Jacqui McKenzie, Mohammed (BLM and Decolonial Centre) and Arthur Torrington (CBE) Address from NEU’s Executive Seat Holder for Black Members: Denise Henry and tribute to Benjamin Zephaniah by a family member.

Workshops on the day include:

1. Teaching Windrush in schools (Windrush Foundation)

2. Dismantling the schools to prison pipeline and identity (Lara Crosbie and NME)

3. Campaign: The fight for justice for Windrush and all migrants

There will be Steelpan entertainment to mark the celebration of Windrush day and close of conference.

******Demand looks to be high, so we advise early booking****

We have a small selection of free tickets for NEU student members which are guaranteed to sell out. If you are not an NEU Student member and wish to join for free please sign up

NEU members can also ask their districts to sponsor their attendance by asking for their travel and accommodation costs to be covered.

Further information:

If you are interested in more information on NEU, including joining click Joining the NEU | NEU

If you are a NEU member and have specific questions about the conference, contact

We understand times are financially difficult for some educators, if you are a NEU member and require financial support, contact

Cancellation policy:

If you cancel your ticket by midnight on Friday 14 June , a full refund would be provided. Thereafter no refunds will be provided. We request tickets are not transferred or re-sold. If you are not an NEU member, we reserve the right to cancel your booking and return your ticket price minus the Eventbrite booking fee.

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