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Windrush Tales: ‘Windrush monument should be in Brixton’

At a well-attended Zoom meeting called by the Windrush Foundation on 16 June, the near unanimous view was that the government’s proposed monument to the …
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Windrush Tales: The horrific story of Empire Windrush

These days, the arrival of Empire Windrush at Tilbury on 22...

Looking after your mental health in lockdown

During the Covid-19 pandemic we have found ourselves turning into paranoid...

Windrush Tales: Windrush Myths and Reality

Lots of stories have grown up about the Empire Windrush and...

Lil Bitts and a little Talawa

Versatile Lil Bitts (Shivonne Liesl-Anne Churche) from Trinidad has been making...

Grenada to allow hosting of cultural activities during carnival period

Although Spicemas Corporation, the main organiser of Grenada Carnival, will not...

Notting Hill Carnival off the road in 2021 – official

London’s premier annual outdoor event, Notting Hill Carnival, will not take...
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Nailah goes Bad with new song

Trinidadian singer, songwriter and fashion icon, Nailah Blackman has released a...

Triniboi Joocie is celebrating with a Bottle Over his Head

UK Soca artist and former Soca News - UK Soca Monarch...

Notting Hill Carnival decision delayed

The fate of Notting Hill Carnival 2021 hangs in the balance,...

Grenfell – four years on and nothing has changed

The wrapped wreck of the burnt-out Grenfell Tower is still visible...

Windrush Tales: The World the Windrush found

“The past is another country”, they say. A traveller from 2021...

Soca News – Soca Events Guide June 2021

Don’t know where to go, or what to do?Our events listing...

Uncertain forecast for UK’s summer carnivals

After a year in which almost every carnival, music festival and...

Nottingham Carnival 2021 – Ready, Set, Go!

Organisers of the much-loved Nottingham Carnival are planning to hold this...

Rebekah Murrell – in the Director’s Chair, talks J’Ouvert

J’Ouvert first came to our attention when it played at Theatre...
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Miami Carnival 2021 set to open on Columbus Day Weekend

Miami Carnival is set to return in October this year. After...

Barking & Dagenham Carnival 2021

The Barking & Dagenham Carnival has been running for seven years,...

Hero lands on Amazon Prime and Cineplex

Trinidadian movie Hero is now available for streaming in Canada on...

Bunji releases Trini Lingo

Trinidad’s Viking of Soca, Bunji Garlin, has finally released his tik...

Reading Carnival goes virtual on May Bank Holiday

With the pandemic still a cause for concern, Reading Carnival is...

Children’s Author making a Creole difference

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

Soca Stars In Fashion: Inspired by Alison Hinds

Alison Hinds, the soca queen, is many things: a recording artist,...

2021 Atlanta Dekalb Caribbean Carnival postponed

A continuing surge of Covid-19 cases locally has forced organisers to...

The Tabernacle reopens with a new look

The Tabernacle, in the heart of Ladbroke Grove, was built in...
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Chrissy D is at the Final Stage

Barbadian singer and songwriter Chrissy D has released a pre-Crop Over...

Island Food With Saint Lucian Vibes

A glance at the Instagram page of @islandfoodwithvibes will reveal a...

Ravi pays tribute to Sundar Popo

Chutney soca artist Ravi Bissambhar, more commonly known as Ravi B,...

Nailah wins third place at the International Songwriting Competition

Nailah Blackman’s video for her song Boujee has placed third at...

Ravi B wants you to stay safe

Chutney soca singer Ravi B (Ravi Bissambhar) has asked fellow Trinidadians...

Bequia turns to Bitcoin

Bequia, the 18-square-kilometre Caribbean island, was by Euronews in late April...
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