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Carnival Fever is real

I do not need to live on campus, my character does not need building, it is definitely already formed thank you, I said to my …
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Roger Robinson

In January of this year, Roger Robinson was announced as the...

Modern day Christopher Columbus?

Josh Butler skyrocketed to popularity when videos of his dancing were...

From street to screen – Notting Hill Carnival comes to your...

A socially distanced carnival – what foolishness is that? We know...

So Melissa Simon-Hartman

This isn’t the first time we’ve spoken to Melissa Simon-Hartman, one...

Dominica’s Bouyon Therapy

Music has been oft-dubbed therapy for the soul – and new...

Reshaping Carnival for the age of coronavirus

By Vincent John, leader of DUKA Mas Domnik UK Carnival Band The...
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Below the line and beneath contempt – the trolling of Notting...

From its earliest incarnation, Notting Hill Carnival has been controversial. It’s...

Notting Hill Carnival organiser under pressure as bands pull out

Notting Hill Carnival 2020 ‑ Go or No-go? That’s the big...

A passion for pan – a tribute to Frank Rollock Snr

The following article originally appeared in the 24 August 2001 issue...

Coronavirus shuts down carnivals across the globe

The future of many carnivals around the world is under threat...

A New Journal For Carnival Arts

Studying Carnival arts will never be the same again. Research will...

Maxine Collins, Entrepreneur

Maxine was born in Hackney, to Trinidadian and Jamaican parents, but...

Avoid flu this winter

November saw the annual freeze settle in for the long, dark...

My Pageant Journey, Lee-Ann Goddard – Ms Trinidad & Tobago 2018

I can still hear those words clearly in my mind: “So,...
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Notting Hill – what’s new for Carnival 2019

Soca News spoke to Matthew Phillip, executive director of event organiser...

Ode to Carnival

Why do I love carnival? Let me count the ways... I love...

It may be a PURE LIME, but it’s all about the...

Pure Lime has been around as long as people have been...

Calling on the diaspora – the Caribbean Skills Bank

The images are harrowing. Houses with their roofs blown off, trees...

Stinky sargassum could smell sweet for the Caribbean

A strange brown island the size of Jamaica has appeared in...

Grenfell Tower – two years after the fire

Bells tolled, prayers were intoned and buildings (including the Houses of...

Ulric Cross, Hero

Until now, Ulric Cross has been an unfamiliar name to most...

Miss Barbados UK, more than just a sash and title

The fifth annual Miss Barbados UK competition is scheduled to take...

Notting Hill Carnival’s Roots and Resilience

Darcus Howe said he took part in the first Notting Hill...
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Kartonia Miller-Regis, Grand Designs

Elimu Paddington Arts Band holds a unique position amongst mas bands...

Carnival Village is clear favourite to run Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival Limited (NHCL) is likely to be organising Notting...

Sun, sea and rum: Barbados Food and Rum Festival

In late autumn, when memories of Europe’s scorchingly hot summer are...

Mas Revolution, Antiguan style

All seasoned, newer and potential masqueraders are painfully aware that mas...

Notting Hill Carnival 2018 – back to the future

The hall was hot and steamy and reverberating to the sound...

UK Government rocked by Windrush storm

A ‘hostile’ immigration policy has wrecked lives, forced the resignation of...
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