Prince George and His 5th Birthday Celebration in the  Caribbean

    The eldest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge just turned five on July 22, and to celebrate the big day, his royal parents have reportedly whisked him away to none other than the exclusive, celeb-magnet island of Mustique–and he looks pretty happy about it, judging by his most recent official portrait released by […]

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Your Britishness can be revoked if you’re black – DJ Jamz Supernova , BBC 1XTRA

Your Britishness can be revoked if you’re black – just ask my dad DJ Jamz Supernova pens a personal essay about the very real effect of Home Office cruelty on her family Recently, I was sat in my boyfriend’s parents living room watching Lenny Henry’s BBC Commonwealth documentary. Lenny, the comedian born in Birmingham to parents […]

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Westbury Carnival – Saturday 7 July 2018 Feel the Caribbean in Westbury, Wiltshire

Westbury Carnival, run by Westbury Town Council on Saturday 7th July, will stage a fun day out for all the family, opening at 11am. Watch out for a 20-foot long pirate ship sailing up Maristow Street with performing pirates on board, as well as Captain Beaky the talking parrot. Throughout the day, there will be […]

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 International Reggae Day – July 1st

IRD is a 24 hour global media festival anchored in Jamaica celebrating the best of Jamaica’s music and creativity and its influence around the world IRD is the first ever annual calendar event to be officially proclaimed and dedicated to REGGAE MUSIC ​International Reggae Day was inspired by Winnie Mandela’s address to Jamaican women during her […]

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Africa Day – 25 May

Africa Day – 25 May

  • Jul 01, 2018

25 May – Africa Day is the annual commemoration of the 1963 founding of the Organisation of African Unity (OAU). On this day, leaders of 30 of the 32 independent African states signed a founding charter in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Windrush – 22 June

Windrush – 22 June

  • Jul 01, 2018

22 June – Windrush Festival is held around this time, when the SS Empire Windrush first came to England. Among the passengers were calypso musicians Lord Kitchener, Lord Beginner, Lord Woodbine and Mona Baptiste, alongside 60 Polish women displaced during the Second World War

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Diversity Day – 21’st May

Diversity Day – 21’st May

  • Jul 01, 2018

21 May – Diversity Day, officially known as “The World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development”, is an opportunity to help communities understand the value of cultural diversity and learn how to live together in harmony. This day was created as a result of the destruction of the Buddha statues of Bamiyan in Afghanistan in […]

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