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Carnival seeks fairer treatment from Arts Council

The Arts Council of England (ACE), which for many years has been an important funder of Carnival, has published its strategy for the next 10 …

Helena B

There wasn't a dry eye in the Tabernacle, Ladbroke Grove, as...

Baron marries his manager and partner Sherma Orr

Trinidadian soca crooner The Baron (Timothy Watkins) has married his long-time...

Cummin Up offers a free Christmas meal

Richard Simpson, owner of the Caribbean takeaway chain Cummin Up, takes...

Ten Years of Chocolate Nation

Saturday 23 November saw Chocolate Nation Mas celebrate their tenth anniversary,...

Miss Jamaica takes Miss Word 2019 crown

The final of the 2019 Miss World competition was held on...

Brother B, we all need some brotherly love

As we sit down to talk about life, soca and, in...

Miss World Trinidad & Tobago speaks to the House of Lords

Miss World Trinidad & Tobago, Tya Jane La Shon Ramey, was...

Avoid flu this winter

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

Vanya Reid ‘Pan Woman’, 1977-2019

Vanya was born, in 1977, with an appreciation of music way...

Saint Lucians takeover Las Palmas

The weekend of 15 November 2019 heralded the launch of the...

Caribbean Tourism Organisation to close its UK doors

The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) announced in October that, as part...

Goodbye and thanks for all the sweetness – Beeraahaar bows out

Notting Hill Carnival has lost another of its iconic mas bands....

Barbados celebrates 53 years of Independence

Barbados celebrates its 53rd year of independence from Britain today Saturday,...

Caribbean Airlines hold back on adding Boeing Max 8 to its...

Caribbean Airlines, which was scheduled to next month increase its fleet...

Mustapha Matura

Mustapha Matura was a powerhouse of talent. Known primarily for the...

The Commonwealth of Dominica celebratres 41 years of Independence

Dominicans at home and abroad today celebrate the island’s independence from...

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

I can still hear those words clearly in my mind: “So,...

Antigua and Barbuda reaches its 38th year of Independence

The twin island state of Antigua and Barbuda today Friday 1...

St Vincent and the Grenadines celebrates 40 years of independence

Today, Sunday 27 October marks 40 years of independence for the...

Are you the next Miss Barbados UK?

The call is on for contestants to take part in the...

She who wears the crown

For 35 year old soca lover Shona Muraldo-Parks, the sky is...

Inaugural Black British Theatre awards

On Sunday 27 October the first Black British Theatre Awards (BBTA)...

The George Padmore Institute

The George Padmore Institute is an archive, educational research and information...

The Wailers awarded a blue heritage plaque

Bob Marley, Peter Tosh and Bunny Wailer were together The Wailing...

Hero – the extraordinary life and times of ...

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

Rudolph Walker celebrates 80

Many of you will know him as Patrick Truman from Eastenders,...

Have you been on a soca packaged holiday?

Yes, you heard right. We’ve come a long way from the...

Hackney Carnival 2019 results

Here are the results of Hackney Carnival 2019 which was held...

Notting Hill Carnival 2019 Sunday & Monday Mas Band results

Here are the mas band results for Notting Hill Carnival 2019,...

Notting Hill – what’s new for Carnival 2019

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