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Thursday, June 30, 2022


The Frontline – the unheard of Notting Hill in their own words

A new book by Ishmahil Blagrove is always a notable event, and the launch of The Frontline on 24 June 2022 was no exception. Subtitled …

Machel Montano celebrates 40 years as king of soca

Elizabeth ‘Lady’ Montano has written a biography of her son, entitled...

A Quick Ting On Afrobeats

Billed as the first-ever book on the Afrobeats genre, Christian Adofo’s...

Children’s Author making a Creole difference

In 2017, British children’s author Joshua Cartwright and his wife Glenda...

Canisia Lubrin wins Caribbean literature prize

The NGC Bocas Lit Fest team hosted a virtual ceremony via...

David Kalloo, Trinidadian-born author

Trinidad-born author David Kalloo grew up in the eastern borough of...

The Caribbean Connection, The Bella & Logan series

Soca News spoke to soca lover Lorraine O'Garro, who is making...

New mystery-adventure stories in Creole bring Guyana to life for our...

What if you could have something special to remind you of...

Nobel Prize-winning British author VS Naipaul dies aged 85

British novelist Sir VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for...

Review – Bayonets, Mangoes and Beads, by Nairobi Thompson

At June’s official unveiling in Brixton of Britain’s first permanent memorial to the contribution made by servicemen and women from Africa and the Caribbean

ACUK to launch Calypso in London book on 26 October

This year the London Calypso Tent enjoyed its best season yet. Now it has even more reason celebrate

A New Beacon

New Beacon, the black bookshop established back in 1966, has reopened after a six week refurbishment process

Belvidere Estate – Fedon’s House, by Herman G Hall

Sometimes a newspaper headline tells you all you need to know about a story

New Beacon Books shines on

Finsbury Park’s famous Black bookshop, New Beacon Books (NBB), celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016

Carnival, by Ishmahil Blagrove – history and inspiration

For a world-renowned festival, Notting Hill Carnival has been poorly served...