MAS CAMP Launch OPEN WEEKEND

The weather is getting (a bit) better, summer is almost here, which means….NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL is fast approaching!

Carnival Collage

We will kick off our Mas Camp and Meet the Designer sessions from Friday 3rd June. We will be celebrating with an Open Weekend:

Friday: AFTER WORK LIME/ MAS CAMP 4pm-9pm

Our first Mas Camp of the year – find your inner carnival artist! Come and get involved in making costumes in C.A.F.E, our headquarters and the home of our Mas Camp (a social place where carnival costumes are made).

Join our Mas Camp and learn about the culture of carnival! Check out our in-house exhibition ‘The Art of Carnival’. On show will also be our design for a Bel Air costume, commissioned by the British Library where it was previously on display.

Future dates for our Mas Camps can be found on our calendar.

Saturday, 4th June: ONE HUNDRED FACES KIDS WORKSHOP 11am-12.30pm

Let your children discover their crafty side in our FREE mask painting workshop. We will be launching our One Hundred Faces project and masks will feature in our Notting Hill Carnival Children’s Day production.

There will also be dance classes available. For more information check our calendar.

Sunday – STEEL PAN EXTRAVAGANZA 12pm- 3.30pm

Want to hear the melodious beat of steel pan or better yet get involved? We have a whole afternoon dedicated to it, as we welcome The Metronomes to our Main Arch:

  • 12pm – 2pm – Traditional Trinidadian lunch
  • 2pm – 2.30pm- Metronomes Performance
  • 2.30pm-3.30pm – Steel Pan workshop – (all levels welcome £15)

Keep an eye on our calendar and facebook for a full programme of events & activities. And check out our calendar to see our Mas Camp schedule, which will run through June and July.

READY, SET, NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL GO!

We can proudly reveal that this year’s theme will be:

All Ah We IS oNe…ah see ah people ……

After all the struggles and strife of war…
We leave it behind us and sail to a better future filled with
love, hope, peace and unity…

Attend our Open Weekend for the full reveal of 2016’s production! Click here for more details about this year’s theme.

 

SUPPORT US IN TAKING LOCAL CHILDREN TO NHC

We are currently running a campaign to take disadvantaged local children to Children’s Day. Please show your support by sharing with your networks, colleagues and friends and making a small donation https://www.gofundme.com/siacarnival

 

WHAT’S POPPIN AT POP BRIXTON!

As the carnival season approaches Ray@PB (Unit 31) will work as an extension of our Mas Camp, so come by and get involved with some carnival making. On display are some of our wonderful headpieces and accessories, so grab yours to outshine all others at your next summer festival 😉

 

 

 

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