Event Details

Windrush: Arrival 1948

Windrush: Arrival 1948 Exhibition

End Date: Friday 19 July 2019

City Hall, The Queen's Walk, London, SE1 2AA, 

Cost: Free to attend

Explore recreations of 341 individual landing cards representing each passenger who arrived on the MV Empire Windrush at Tilbury docks on 22 June 1948 and settled in London.

Based on a new transcription by Goldsmiths of the Windrush passenger list held at The National Archives, the landing cards represent a single pivotal moment in the life of each passenger; a snapshot of hope, opportunity and uncertainty. It makes these individual stories more visible.



  • Address
    City Hall London City Hall,
    The Queen's Walk,
    Tower Bridge,
    London,
    London,
    SE1 2AA
  • Telephone
    020 7983 4000