Seventy years since Empire Windrush, voices of immigration are inextricably part of Britain’s national identity.
Author and historian of Caribbean Studies Colin Grant, whose Oral History of Caribbean Migration to Britain will be published in 2019, presents a session looking at writing from this perspective.
Award-winning poet Daljit Nagra’s new collection British Museum explores the conundrums of national identity: ‘Nagra’s work is a tonic.’ Independent.
Prize-winning poet Kate Clanchy has been Writer in Residence at Oxford Spires Academy since 2009; the anthology England: Poems from a School, features poems by Kate’s young mentees including Asima Qayyum, which sing stories of migration and building new homes.
Small Wonder shuttle bus to/from Lewes Train Station (£3 return/ £2 one way)
Supported by Hurstpierpoint College