Windrush : The Pain and Trauma of Disconnection

“Yuh mudda nuh want yuh no more!” It has been 73 years since the His Majesty’s Transport Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury docks in Essex. The 22nd June 1948 marks the era of the Windrush generation and their descendants. Like me, Cecelia, Rita, Carol and many others both here in HCGC and outside of this place Windrush descendants live all over the United Kingdom, this … Continue reading Windrush : The Pain and Trauma of Disconnection

Christmas Concert, 21st December 2019

Singing at Northolt SDA Church’s Christmas concert was a fitting end to the choir’s year.  What better way to start the festive season but by celebrating Christ’s birth in drama (children’s Nativity) and songs in church. Northolt Village Community Centre resounded with a joyous performance of traditional Christmas carols and songs giving praise and glory ‘to the new born King.’  Even non-believers among us enjoyed … Continue reading Christmas Concert, 21st December 2019

Voices for Hospices – Saturday, 19 October 2019

HCGC were willing participants in the Voices for Hospices Concert held in the William Burges designed Speech Room at Harrow School.  The Speech Room was built in 1871 and is the main assembly hall for the School.  It is also the location in which Winston Churchill delivered his famous ‘Never Give In’ speech on 29 October 1941. We were a small contingent of HCGC who … Continue reading Voices for Hospices – Saturday, 19 October 2019