People living in Leeds who are first and second Windrush generation, their families and community organisations from all across Leeds, gathered in Chapeltown to celebrate 75 years since the arrival of HMT Windrush

Graphic of HMT Windrush on the ocean. People in bright colours wave from the boat. Text reads 'Windrush Day 75 Celebration Lunch'

Learning resources to share


Download this informative learning resource to help you and your family, community, school or parish to learn in faith about Windrush heritage here in Leeds. This accessible powerpoint provides ideas and inspiration using our 4 values of learning, justice, cooperation and faith, underpinned by the lesson we hear in Mark’s gospel to ‘Love your neighbour’. 

Windrush 75 Celebration Learning Resource for All Generations


Leeds Lives: Celebrating the Lives of Black People in Leeds

Listen along to Brother Chrouch as he joins in conversation with us about his arrival in the UK from Jamaica. You will hear about his 50 years of service to Harehills Baptist Church and welcome from New Testament of Church of God, Leeds. This short film is filled with tales of forgiveness and friendship.

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Dwayne and Brother Chrouch in conversation June 2023


Recorded in June 2023 at the Leeds Lives conversation with Dwayne Hutchinson, Faith and Racial Justice Lead at Leeds Church Institute