Tour Past event Saturday, 21 September 2019 – Sunday, 22 September 2019

The Windrush Wardrobe: Dressing for 'The Mother Country'

Join this fascinating tour across the Museum to discover stories that have shaped the Caribbean today

  • Saturday, 21 – Sunday, 22 September 2019

  • Meeting Point, Grand Entrance, South Kensington

  • Free event

The Windrush Wardrobe: Dressing for 'The Mother Country' photo

Join this guided tour by Avril Horsford to discover what people from the Caribbean wore on their life-changing migration to the UK, before and after the seminal Windrush voyage.

The tour explores many of the issues highlighted in the 'Windrush: Arrival 1948' interactive installation, displayed in the V&A's Digital Studio of the Sackler Centre for Arts Education during Digital Design Weekend (21 and 22 September 2019).

Free Event, no booking required but places are limited

Background image: Reticule, Birmingham, ca. 1827, Samuel Lines, Female Society for Birmingham. Courtesy of Miss E. F. Howard. ©Victoria and Albert Museum, London