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Subject: PRESS RELEASE....First Joint African and Caribbean Remembrance Day Parade...PRESS RELEASE....PRESS RELEASE
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We will remember them all…

First Joint Remembrance Day Parade
Sunday 12th November (13:00– 14:00)
(From Stockwell War Memorial) to
The African and Caribbean War Memorial
Windrush Square, Brixton

Followed by – The ‘REMEMBERED: In Memoriam’
Book Launch at The Tate Library, Brixton
(14:15 – 16:15)

An historic audience will be gathering on

Windrush Square

Sunday, 12th November, for the first ever Joint Remembrance Day Parade.
From 13:00- 14:00

This year, the Remembrance Day Service and Wreath-Laying Ceremony will include the attendance of The Leader of Lambeth Council – Lib Peck, The Mayor of Lambeth – Cllr. Marcia Cameron,
MP’s, dignitaries, and various speakers.  Military March Past’, African Drumming, Libation, 2 minutes silence, plaque unveiling and a selection of multicultural events being held to commemorate all those from Africa and the Caribbean, who lost their lives during World Wars I, ll, and other conflicts around the world.

Everyone is welcome to this multi-denominational event.
Jak Beula CEO Nubian Jak Community Trust said: “The African and Caribbean servicemen and women who fought alongside the British Commonwealth during both World Wars, will be pleased that they too will be remembered this Remembrance Sunday. We will celebrate their heroism once more, and shed light on the contribution they made, and the part they played in the freedom we know today”

Sadiq Khan – Mayor of London said: "Britain owes an enormous debt to the African and Caribbean service men and women who fought alongside their British- based peers during the First and Second World Wars.  These brave individuals, who came from what was formerly the British Empire, sacrificed an enormous amount to defend the freedoms that we now enjoy.”

‘REMEMBERED: In Memoriam’ Book Launch: This publication is a collection of essays, articles and narratives compiled and edited by Jak Beula and Nairobi Thompson.  It is the most comprehensive account to date, of the contributions made by African and Caribbean Servicemen and Servicewomen during the two World Wars and has been produced as a Souvenir Journal to accompany the historic unveiling of the African and Caribbean War Memorial.  For more info visit

Additional Information:

For more information, please contact the Nubian Jak Community Trust team.
Tel: 0203 697 1532/3 0207 692 4880
Follow us on Twitter @nubianjak

Note to Editors: The Nubian Jak Community Trust is a registered charity, governed, administered and managed by a volunteer Board of Trustees. Interviews are available on request.  Joanne Jarrett.  Nubian Jak Community Trust, St Matthews.   Brixton Hill, London.  SW2 1JF

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