Your Jubilee

Your Jubilee

11th May – 11th September at Wycombe Museum. OPENING POSTPONED TO 18th MAY This year, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates 70 years on the throne – her Platinum Jubilee. She is the UK’s longest reigning monarch, having broken Queen Victoria’s record of almost 64 years...
Paul Phillips

Paul Phillips

The brief life of Paul Phillips aka “Felix”, 1966-1987 Paul was the youngest of Enos’s brothers. He grew up on the Micklefield Council Estate, where no one much cared which community you belonged to. Local kids played with each other and stuck together well into their...
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Brian McBarnett

Brian arrived in England on 2nd November 1967, aged ten. I didn’t want to come because of the friends I left behind. Families like the Crichton’s who owned the village shop… It took two days to get to England. Three of us children travelled here together:...
Paul Phillips

Sharleen Williams

Sharleen was born in England in 1958 to Caribbean parents. Her mother was from Jamaica and her father was from St Vincent. They met in New Cross, London in her grandmother’s boarding house and Sharleen was born in Greenwich. The family moved to High Wycombe in 1960....
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Steve Cork

Steve was born to a white English mother from High Wycombe and an Afro-Caribbean father from St Vincent. As a mixed couple, Steve’s parents found neither culture would readily accept them. Racism, fear and ignorance made their lives difficult and finding a place to...
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