Yorkshire West Indian Carnival Network

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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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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Video Camera Operator Required

The YWICCN is looking for a Video/Camera Person to work the 2018 carnival season. The position entails going to various carnivals around the north of England, the midlands and Scotland, working alongside the outside broadcasting team. The main requirements of the role would be filming the outside broadcasting with sound, including interviews undertaken by anchor-man Ryan Brandon Joseph. Interviews would be mainly vox-pop while attending carnival events around the country. All indoor and outdoor equipment will be supplied by the […]

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