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Navigating the Dreams of an Icon: Cy Grant Grand Finale

  1. Date:
    18 February 2017
    London Metropolitan Archives
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    10:00 - 16:00
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    Event description:
    ​Join us to view archives and enjoy performances inspired by an icon. Young and old are invited to learn and share reminiscences in celebration of Guyanese born Cy Grant, RAF WWII Navigator, actor, singer, author, poet, multi-ethnic arts organiser, and the first black celebrity to regularly appear on British television.  (Presented by Cy Grant Trust, in partnership with LMA and Windrush Foundation, and supported by Heritage Lottery Fund)
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