Yorkshire West Indian Carnival Network

UK Carnival Scene has Lost Cultural Taste

A recent survey by YWICCN found carnival revelers feel the UK Carnival scene has lost it cultural taste. The cultural artistic survey carried out over the spring and summer highlighted that a majority of UK Carnivals were seen as a means to hustle people with a view to making a quick buck, watering down the beautiful culture of the Eastern Caribbean, rather than promoting it. The survey also showed there is a lack of artistic creativity, with bands and troops […]

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Soca Village 2018

SOCA VILLAGE 2018 FANTASTIC LIVE MUSIC EVENTS @ Reginald Terrace, Leeds, LS7 3EZ CONTACT: Diane: 07833 916 920 – Larry: 07533 975 477 Manica: 07549 200 050       SCHEDULE OF EVENTS Live music in Leeds, August 2018.   FRIDAY NIGHT 24TH: BAR & BUFFET Carnival opens in true Soca Village style – with Road March Champions live from Anguilla – Exodus HD! Supporting on the night – best house party sound in Leeds – ACTION LOVE, and in […]

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Sheffield Carnival 2018

Sheffield Carnival Coming back: 12pm – 8pm, 23rd June 2018 @ Norfolk Heritage Park, Guildford Ave, Sheffield, S2 2PL. EVENTS: Costume Parade | Activities Tent | Music Hub Samba | Indian Dance & Sari Wrap | Utopia Martial Arts | Sisters of Tribellica | Funky Dance Fever | She Dance | Fairgrounds | Workshops | Food & Arts Stalls | SIV Mini Sports Area     A FREE MULTI-CULTURAL FAMILY EVENT Everybody is welcome – Join in @ Norfolk Heritage […]

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Spring News Letter

YWICCN are pleased to announce a very successful six months from the beginning of the year. Combined, funds have been raised through selling raffle tickets, sponsorship and grant applications. In addition, we have made a breakthrough by building connections with a number of business in and around West Yorkshire. This is a great achievement of which the team can be proud.     We would also like to say a special thank you to the general public, mostly within the […]

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Costume Making Workshops

Free course of workshops open to everyone Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network is pleased to announce a free course of carnival costume making workshops for 2018. Come along to a workshop and learn how to make carnival costumes, flags and banners. Everyone is welcome. The workshop schedule is as follows:   July Workshop Schedule Friday 27th July Saturday 28th July Sunday 29th July August Workshop Schedule Friday 3rd August Sunday 5th August Monday 6th August Friday 17th August Saturday […]

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Carnival Kings & Queens

WANTED Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network is looking for a carnival king & queen to take part in the Leeds carnival show on Friday 24th of August 2018 . You will represent Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network in the competition and take part in popup Culturama events.   If you are interested, please get in contact on 01484 434 895      

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Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Popup Carnival

Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network is pleased to announce the first cultural project for 2018, ‘Unity Popup Culturama Carnival’, which will take place on Saturday 8th September, 1pm – 8pm @ Old Bridge, Market Street, Holmfirth, HD9 7DA.. The much-awaited popup carnival will take place in two locations in Huddersfield, yet to be confirmed. The idea behind the project is to build stronger communities and promote community cohesion, while helping people to achieve everyday goals, through motivation and self-belief. […]

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Huddersfield Carnival 2017

Come along and support the annual Huddersfield carnival over the weekend of 7th – 9th July 2017. Midnight Glow Parade Main Carnival Parade African Caribbean Music Festival Why not fill your summer full of Caribbean culture by attending other UK Carnivals?  Please see our UK Carnival Schedule page, which includes the ‘Deighton Carnival’, also in Huddersfield, 24th June 2017.      

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Manchester Carnival 2017 News – Zorb Pool Fun

The Caribbean Carnival of Manchester 2017 has announced there will be a Zorbing Pool, Human Skittles and Human Dart Board at this year’s carnival. The carnival organisers said, the range of events offered by this new company who have ventured into Zorbing would be a fantastic addition to this year’s carnival. We are always looking for new ways to put smiles on kid’s faces and from what we have seen Zorbing is a great way for kids to have fun […]

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