Yorkshire West Indian Carnival Network

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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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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Christmas and New Year Draw

YWICCN is pleased to announce the Christmas & New Year Raffle for 2018. For 2018, we have decided to make the Christmas & New Year’s raffle more exciting than ever. Along with the usual great prizes, one lucky ticket holder will win a really special Caribbean holiday. We think our biggest raffle yet is a fantastic way to celebrate the up and coming festive season.       Get Your Ticket for a Chance to Win!   1st Prize   […]

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Summer Draw Numbers

Check your numbers here We would like to take this opportunity to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who has taken part in this summer’s raffle. Once again with your help, we have managed to surpass previous raffle ticket sales. The funds raised helped to support the Eastern Caribbean cultural projects the network held throughout the summer.   For next year the network is focusing on providing free arts and cultural projects in and around the community. The aim […]

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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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RootsManSkinHead

The Original Soca DJ from Huddersfield Rootsmanskinhead plays the latest in Soca and vintage Calypso music and has a burning passion for promoting Soca music to the public. This prominent member of the community radio scene for many years will be spinning discs on Hudds Soca Radio & TV every Saturday & Sunday 3pm – 6pm.    

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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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