Press

Brixton Blog: Brixton centre launches campaign

June 2016

Published on Brixton Blog, 14th June The carnival company and arts charity Sunshine International Arts has launched a crowdfunding campaign to take 35 local disadvantaged children to Notting Hill Carnival. The charity says it sees the carnival as an opportunity to inspire children: to express themselves, to engage with craft and to be the centre of […]

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Brixton Blog: Brixton-made costume displayed at British Library exhibition

November 2015

We were recently interviewed by the lovely people at BrixtonBlog.com. Here’s the full story – or you can read it on their website here. Written by Ruth Waters on November 4, 2015 A major exhibition, West Africa: Word, Symbol, Song, opened earlier this month at the British Library, celebrating West African culture and literature. Alongside […]

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Soca News: Sunshine in the Rain

September 2015

SOCANEWS recently visited us, and here’s an article they wrote about the experience: This was not summer. Just walking the short distance from the mas camp to our red double-decker was enough to get us soaked and chilled to the bone. Not another umbrella carnival, surely? The title of Greta Mendez’s new film came to […]

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Brixton Blog: Loughborough Junction’s cafe with a crafty difference

April 2014

Take a look at what the Brixton Blog has to say about us… Arts Editor, Ruth Waters, went to meet the man behind a new hybrid arts/cafe space, Ray Mahabir, for a nice cup of tea. Situated just opposite Loughborough Junction Railway station at 209A Coldharbour Lane, C.A.F.E (Carnival Arts Food Empowerment) is tucked underneath one of the […]

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In the press

April 2014

Take a look at some of the stories about us from across the web: Various stories from the Loughborough Junction blog Read more here: https://loughboroughjunction.wordpress.com/tag/sunshine-international-arts/ Brixton Buzz helped us celebrate the 1st birthday of our arts community Read more here: http://www.brixtonbuzz.com/ai1ec_event/1st-birthday-of-sunshine-international-arts-community-c-a-f-e/?instance_id=62920 Our meetup was a great success! See it here: http://www.meetup.com/handmade-CAFE-SW9/members/56979932/

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Soca News: Sunshine’s Ray welcome back

April 2013

We were welcomed back at Soca News for another interview – below is the article, or you can view it on the Soca News website here. Warm welcome from Sunshine’s Ray in Coldharbour Lane By Stephen Spark Can it really be a year since Soca News popped along to the opening of C.A.F.E.? Apparently so, […]

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