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Memories of Windrush journey to London

26 June 2013 Last updated at 21:02 BST

It was 65 years ago this week that the ship the Empire Windrush carried more than 500 migrants from the West Indies to London.

It was the start of a cultural transformation of the capital and on Wednesday night a reception was held at Lambeth Town Hall to mark how Brixton was at the heart of that change.

Special Correspondent Kurt Barling spoke with Peter Diethenn, who was a cook on the Empire Windrush, John Richards, who was a migrant on the ship, and Arthur Torrington from Windrush Foundation.