The Good Life Experience 2018
15th September 2018 12:00
Hawarden Estate Farm Shop, Chester Road, Hawarden, Flintshire CH5 3FB
Engaging with their identities as second-generation Caribbeans, poets Jacob Sam-La Rose and Khadijah Ibrahim explore the rich cultural gifts of their heritage, divulging playful personal anecdotes of their experiences growing up and sharing the work of much loved Windrush poets.
70 years ago, the Empire Windrush docked on the shores of the UK, carrying hundreds of Afro-Caribbean people looking to start new lives. The cultural significance of this generation is hard to overstate, and their stories are woven into the very fabric of contemporary multicultural Britain. Together renowned poet and educator Sam-La Rose and poet, playwright and activist Khadijah Ibrahim celebrate and discuss this important moment in history, animating the experiences of the Windrush Generation through their poetry.