Caribbean Diaspora events - UK

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Events with a Caribbean flavour in the UK


From history to culture to fete, Caribbean Intelligence provides dates for your UK diary with a love of and a respect for the Caribbean in mind..... 



Three West Indian men at Tillbury Docks in the 1950s

Windrush: Songs in a strange land

Till 21 October : A free exhibition at the British Library.

The Entrance Hall, the British Library. This exhibition is free.


Caribbean focus at the British Library

There's more going on as the British Library hosts its Windrush exhibition. Click here for more comedy and cultural events.


Celebrate Windrush: A Musical Voyage

23 October Pegasus Opera Company in association with London Borough of Lambeth and Windrush70 present a musical celebration of the Windrush generation in the newly renovated Assembly Hall at Lambeth Town Hall.


An intimate evening with Linton Kwesi Johnson

25 October: Taking place at New Beacon Books.


Garveyite options for BrexitCommonwealth and Windrush  world

3 November: Central London -


Travel Geeks: Caribbean Cuisine

6 November: Nibbles, wine and  getting together in London's Covent Garden.


Celebrating The Life and Legacy of Ken "Professor" Philmore 

16 November: Taking place at The Tabernacle w11, 34-35 Powis Square, London W11 2AY…


6th Annual Barbados Independence Boatride - Gem of the Caribbean Sea

17 November: Organised by Bajan In London


River Sallee London Connection Christmas Parang

1 December.  Details in poster.Parang party


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