• Uprising Editorial Team

Windrush Street Party Brings the Community Together

Updated: Nov 1, 2021

On Saturday the 10th August 2019 the Uprising Community Club in conjunction with Hackney Council successfully hosted the second annual Windrush Street Party on Downs Park Road, Hackney.

The organisers curated a wide range of activities and events to engage and entertain the community including, performances from the Whittington Steel Band, Caribbean folk songs from the Uprising Community Club members, a live puppet show, Face painting, a live DJ, Table tennis, Dominoes, a bouncy castle, free hairdressing, massage, manicure and pedicure sessions, a barbecue and much more.

The event was attended by young and old, locals from the nearby community and passers-by. Hackney speaker Counsellor Kam Adams and former president of the Nurses Association of Jamaica, Paulette Lewis MBE also attended and gave speeches.

Look out for the event video trailer coming soon.

We're looking forward to next year, hope to see you there! Sign up to the Uprising newsletter today to be kept up to date.

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