BME-led Unity Homes marks Windrush Day with public exhibition set to open next month

  • Written by Leah Mahon
  • Published on 25th June 2021
    Members of BME housing association Unity Homes in Leeds. Picture: Unity Homes.
  • LEEDS BME (Black and Minority Ethnic) housing association Unity Homes and Enterprise has announced a major exhibition showcasing the ground-breaking contribution of the Windrush Generation.
  • A limited number of guests were invited to a scaled down preview of the exhibition at Unity Business Centre in Chapeltown on Tuesday to mark Windrush Day 2021.
  • Delivered in partnership with Leeds Trinity University, ‘The Windrush Project’ exhibition features a series of video interviews with local Windrush reformers, together with a photographic display illustrating the growth and diversity of Leeds Windrush businesses and their positive impact on local communities.
  • The films were produced by Leeds Trinity’s final year journalism students under the guidance of the University’s Senior Professional Practice Fellow and Broadcast Journalism Programme Leader Katherine Blair.
  • The exhibition will be open to the public between 10am and 3pm from 20 July until 15 December, subject to government guidance around COVID-19 restrictions eased.


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