There has been a Methodist Church in Notting Hill since 1870. For much of that time the church has adapted to the changes in the local community. Our congregation now comprises people from different countries.
In the 1960's The Methodist Church became a focal point for Caribbean identity in Notting Hill, bringing together many who had come to London as part of the Windrush generation.
Please note This film features language that some may find shocking. The words are used in the context of their time and, while distressing, are included to ensure we hear the authentic, lived experience of being black in Britain
THE CARIBBEAN CONTRIBUTION STORIES FROM NOTTING HILL METHODIST CHURCH
In 2022, a book was launched to coincide with Windrush Day (22 June). It tells the stories and experiences of the Windrush generation and their children in 1960s and 1970s Britain alongside accounts of what the Methodist Church did to support them.