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Notting Hill Carnival a brief History

By the end of the Second World War, London was a city that had survived, but was in many ways a drab and wounded place. …
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Lord Kitchener: Blue plaque unveiled in Manchester

Aldwyn Roberts - known to the world as calypsonian Lord Kitchener...

Saint Lucia Carnival 2023, Nothing Sweeter Than That

Saint Lucia Carnival 2023 officially begins on 1 July and runs...

How will you celebrate Windrush 75?

On 22 June it will be 75 years since Nazi cruise...

Andrea King A Miss World for Today

Miss World Guyana is as charming in real life as she...

Mighty Hitman’s Frontline Radio is 17

Frontline Radio may not be known to all, but the station...

Come Home for Trinidad Road March 2023

Responding to rampant speculation that the song does not have the...
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Venture Deeper into St. Kitts – History, Culture and Romance

Rachel Ritfeld sits with St. Kitts Tourism Authority’s CEO, Ellison ‘Tommy’...

St Kitts & Nevis gets ready for Sugar Mas 51

The end of the year is fast approaching, which means that...

Black history – DNA sheds light on England’s Africans

The girl was only 10 or 11 years old when she...

Tobago Carnival flaunts its differences

The island of Tobago has always been a place apart, and...

Black History Month: Time for Change: Action Not Words

From the days of the slave trade through to modern times,...

Racism row tarnishes Manchester Caribbean Carnival’s golden anniversary

Anger over Greater Manchester Police (GMP) sending ‘exclusion’ letters to people...

Windrush to Waterloo – a day of commemoration

A £1 million government-funded sculpture commemorating the arrival and contribution of...

Saint Lucia Carnival 2022

It’s been 1,086 days… It was bad enough having to wait...
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St Kitts Music Festival

After two pandemic-darkened years, the organisers of the St Kitts Music...

Sea level rise a threat to Caribbean Islands

Parts of the French Caribbean islands could be uninhabitable within 20...

Queen’s Jubilee a right royal platinum parade preview

Unless you’re a resident of Planet Zog (which has lousy wifi)...

Kitchener 100 – celebrate the Grandmaster of calypso at the Tab

Calypsonian Lord Kitchener (Aldwyn Roberts) was born a century ago on...

London’s Calypso funding row continues

The recent trials and tribulations of calypso in London have been...

Destination – Soca Holiday Packages

Before Covid-19 struck, locking down the entire world in the first...

A Quick Ting On Afrobeats

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

Chipping down Soca Street – how would you rename our roads?

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has backed a campaign to have Kensington...

Carnival arts demand to be taken seriously

Respect for the Carnival arts was at the heart of a...
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Carnival Arts Conference, packed with Pan, Mas & Calypso

After a disappointing summer for lovers of the Carnival arts, prospects...

Junkanew – A novel approach to sustainability in carnival

There is much talk about saving the environment, yet action is...

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...
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