Arts & Culture

New book explores life Post Windrush in Clapham and Brixton

Henry Thomas-Aldbridge talks to Louise Hare about her new book ‘This Lovely City’. The book explores the issues of race and identity in post Windrush Clapham and Brixton. It focuses on the tension between the Caribbean community and the London population in 1950. Louise talks about the pre Notting Hill Riots attitudes and hardships the Caribbean community faced when arriving in a recent post World WarII London. From arriving and staying in underground tunnels to getting on their feet finding jobs and accomodation.

This Lovely City is out now

Ben Ervine 11th May 2020

TagArts & Culture, LocationLambeth

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