October is Black History Month, and Gazebo Theatre in Education Company Ltd visited Highfields yesterday, for a series of participatory workshops involving History and Drama students.
Workshops included performances, discussion and drama; exploring the themes of migration and racism, focussing on the experiences of people who moved to the UK during the 'Windrush Era'.
The 'Windrush Era'
Students enjoyed a monologue performance by Gazebo, which outlined issues surrounding immigration and racism during the 'Windrush Era'.
Year 10 GCSE History students depict the scene of Caribbean migrants boarding the 'Windrush' boat.