Yorkshire West Indian Carnival Network

Street Kitchen Huddersfield

The Yorkshire West Indian Culturama Carnival Network are pleased to support the Huddersfield Street Kitchen on two Sundays every month. Due to the rise in the homelessness, the numbers of vulnerable and dispossessed people living on our streets is rising. With this in mind, we wondered how we could make a difference to these people’s lives. We decided to create a Street Kitchen and donate a traditional wholesome Caribbean home cooked meal on each designated Sunday, to everyone that turns […]

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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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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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