Sam King, Windrush veteran and founder of the Notting Hill Carnival

Sam King was born in Portland, Jamaica and is a Windrush veteran. He went on to become the Mayor of Southwark and founded what became the Notting Hill Carnival. Clare Fernyhough caught up with him for the 60th anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush.

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Windrush - 65 years on

It's 65 years tomorrow since the Empire Windrush arrived at Tilbury Docks, carrying 493 passengers from Jamaica wishing to start a new life in the UK.