Caribbean Diaspora events - UK

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Events with a Caribbean flavour in the UK



dining table Legacy: The Boat Party

4 May: African Caribbean Society Presents: Celebrating Black Excellence -  Includes the SOTONACS Black Excellence Award.

book Volcanic discussions

5 May: 'Volcanoes: Natural Disaster Narratives and the Environment in Caribbean Literature'

The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.

It's free but you'll need to book.

film logo Screen Nation Film and TV Awards

7 May: The 12th Screen National film and TV Awards 2017 will also be streamed live on Facebook.

Click here for streaming and invitation details. 

Union Jack Afro-Caribbean relationships workshop

21 May: Part of a regular series of workshops promoting healthy balanced relationships.
Click here for details.

education logo A short history of the cooking pot and storytelling

10 June: An introduction to Caribbean Food and Storytelling

dining table Annual Caribbean Black Tie Ball

15 July: Organised by Friends of the Caribbean.

music Jus' Caribbean Summer Festival

20 August: Music, competition and food. Supported by Help for Heroes.
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Jamaican patties
Our Trini Abroad leaves Egypt for a break in Manila and it's all about the food and comparisons with Trinidad.
Hannah Beharry
Former UK boxing champion Hannah Beharry talks about life inside and outside the ring, mentoring and relocating to the Caribbean.
cricket ball
Former Windies captain, Jimmy Adams reflects on his career, coaching in England and enjoying life as a West Indian in Kent.
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Caribbean Intelligences Trini in Egypt writer Natalie Williams leaves Cairo to catch up with a Trini lime and a wedding in England.
Paulette Simpson, Jamaica National UK
British and US politicians as well as governments back home are increasingly engaging with Caribbean people living abroad.
River Nile
From 20 May: As Egypt prepared for elections, our Trini in Egypt blogger contemplated future hopes and present problems.
As the political scene makes headline news abroad, people living in Egypt cope with day-to-day life. Natalie Williams is our Trini in Egypt.
APD website
After a long-running campaign by the Caribbean and the UK, the British government changes its controversial Air Passenger Duty.
Caribbean Question Time
British politicians and Caribbean lobby groups issue a challenge to the Caribbean Diaspora to get more involved in British politics.
Trinidadian Natalie Williams looks at the impact of Cairo's continuing curfew on tourism and life in the Egyptian capital.