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Junkanew – A novel approach to sustainability in carnival

There is much talk about saving the environment, yet action is often lacking. Junkanew is a project that aims to bridge that gap in the …
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Notting Hill Carnival – a potted history

Where do you start when talking about the beginning of Notting...

Notting Hill fires up its off-road Carnival

It’s another year in exile for Notting Hill Carnival, deported from...

Windrush Tales: ‘Windrush monument should be in Brixton’

At a well-attended Zoom meeting called by the Windrush Foundation on...

Windrush Tales: The horrific story of Empire Windrush

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

Windrush Tales: Windrush Myths and Reality

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

Windrush Tales: The World the Windrush found

“The past is another country”, they say. A traveller from 2021...
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Rebekah Murrell – in the Director’s Chair, talks J’Ouvert

J’Ouvert first came to our attention when it played at Theatre...

Miss Pat, My Reggae Music Journey

Miss Pat, the founder of VP Records, has released a memoir...

Calypso Rose – an icon for International Women’s Day

Rose McCartha Linda Sandy Lewis ‑ known to millions as Calypso...

Claudia Jones to be honoured in biopic Claudia

Claudia Jones ‑ political activist, journalist and revolutionary – is the...

IslandSlice Rum, born in Saint Lucia distilled in Scotland

You can take a man out of the Caribbean, but you...

The Caribbean Connection, The Bella & Logan series

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

Carnival Fever is real

I do not need to live on campus, my character does...

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...
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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...

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...
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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,...

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...
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