Yorkshire West Indian Carnival Network

Meet the Author Annie Try

Meet the author Annie Try at Christian Books Book Signing & Discussion by the author of Trying to fly and Out of Silence. 11:00 – 12.30pm, Friday 1st March, 2019       Annie Try is a retired Consultant Clinical Psychologist who uses her knowledge of people with psychological problems to put fictional characters in the context of interesting adventures, where they overcome the odds against them. Her two most recent books are Dr Mike Lewis Stories – he is […]

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Wanted – Caribbean Carnival Queen

Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network is searching for a carnival queen to take part in the carnival show in Leeds on Friday 23rd August 2019. This special person will represent Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network in the competition and take part in the Pop-Up Culturama events. The winning candidate must be charismatic, outgoing and happy to represent our vibrant culture on specified occasions. Applications can be madeby contacting 01422 400 180. Successful applicants will undertake a short interview. […]

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Pop-Up Soca & Calypso Singing

The YWICCN popup Soca & Calypso singing project was conceived in the community when our portable PA system was used to encourage and engage passers-by to have a singalong or take the mic and sing their favourite Soca or Calypso tune. YWICCN have performed three of popup Soca & Calypso sessions. Having had positive feedback, we aim to use the medium to educate the general public about diversity via Eastern Caribbean traditional music.

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Caribbean Hurricane Relief Project

The Caribbean hurricane relief project is a charitable venture that supports the Eastern Caribbean hurricane disaster fund when the annual hurricane season occurs. Our aims and objectives are to volunteer 20 hours of time each month raising funds and coordinating donations of essential provisions to the disaster victims in the Caribbean. Our annual aim is to send four barrels of essential tinned food items, dry food stuffs, baby and children’s items, survival items, as well as first aid supplies. If […]

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Costume Making Workshops 2019

Our costume making workshops are a creative outlet for all our communities and are free of charge for everyone. Children accompanied by parents, teenagers and adults, are all welcome. The workshops include instruction of creative costume and mask making, masquerade and traditional Caribbean dance, all paraded around the different islands of the Caribbean annually.   All who attend will have a great feeling of creative expression while taking away an awareness of the Caribbean’s vibrant culture. Creative Session Days, start […]

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Volcanic Rum Punch & Rum Cake

Rum Cake The tradition of Rum Cake in the Caribbean has been going on for centuries and has been a firm favourite not only at celebratory periods in the year, but considered a decadent indulgence just like eating the finest Belgian Chocolate. It is highly considered the centre piece of any Caribbean gathering where food is being served for a celebration. To complement our Volcanic Rum Punch we have created our very own Rum Cake not only with the secrets […]

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Radio Schedule – Cultural Highlights

• Soca & Calypso Radio • Now Playing Gospel We are delighted to announce 5 new programs 1. Hard Iron, 12 midnight – 6am (Mon, Tue, Thurs & Friday) 2. Culturama Show, Saturday 9am – 12 Noon 3. Festival Fever, Saturday 2pm – 6pm 4. Vintage Caribbean Saturday 8pm – 12 midnight 5. Gospel Take Over 9pm – 1am Sunday    

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Easter Draw 2019

Tickets on sale now £3.00 each   Please retain your tickets as evidence. Draw will take place on Saturday 20th April @ SOCA Explosion Glow Yorkshire 2019.       Great Prizes 1st Prize Win 4 x Bottles of Eastern Caribbean rum Win 4 x Bottles of Eastern Caribbean rum punch Win 1 x box of Eastern Caribbean volcanic rum cake Win 4 x Bottles of brandy Win 4 x Bottles of Eastern Caribbean wine Win 4 x Case of […]

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St Kitts International Soca Band

We are pleased to announce that the St Kitts International Soca Band will be preforming in Yorkshire during summer 2019. Yorkshire West Indian Culture has teamed up with it’s sister promoting team Soca Life Up North (SLUN) to host one of the Eastern Caribbean most renowned dance bands. The show will take place over the coming 2019 summer; further Information will follow as time goes forward. So, in the meantime, please check our website for details of this up coming […]

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Free Advertising for Community Businesses

YWICCN LTD is offering a free SHOUT-OUT to local enterprises, whether established or just starting out. We are especially looking to assist local charities big or small with getting their message out to the wider community. So, if you are passionate about getting your business and trade known, then make that positive step by contacting us to give your business the boost you have been looking for.

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