22 July to 3 September 2023

10am to 4pm, drop in

IWM London

Level 0 Atrium

Free family activity

The Story of the Windrush cover by Kandace Chimbiri,

This summer, IWM marks the 75th anniversary of the landing of the Empire Windrush in Britain in 1948, with new and thought-provoking family activities.

Working with children’s author Kandace Chimbiri, author of The Story of Britain’s Black Airmen and The Story of the Windrush, families can learn about former servicemen and women such as Billy Strachan – a wireless operator and pilot in Bomber Command, through object handling and source analysis.

Suitable for children 5+ years. For families attending with additional younger children, step-free accessibility information can be found here.

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