I still remember my grandmother sharing stories of her childhood days in the Caribbean. These where the days of the tramcars in Kingston Jamaica, market days at Coronation Market, donkey carts, children in perfectly pressed uniforms and the list goes on.
For many Caribbean immigrants who made the UK there home in the 1950’s, memories of the Caribbean provided warmth in cold winter nights, strength when they faced racism and a deep love for their Caribbean roots.
Caribbean Through The Lens, takes us back in time. Five Caribbean nationals who migrated in the 1950’s and 1960’s, share their memories of the Caribbean. They share different experiences and though in some cases they now consider the United Kingdom their home, they still cherish growing up in the Caribbean.
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In 50 years what do you think people will be saying about their memories of the Caribbean?