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Mas Camp at C.A.F.E.!

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Mas Camp: how community arts transforms Notting Hill Carnival  How has a grassroots artform inspired Europe’s largest street festival, Notting Hill Carnival? Why not join Sunshine International Art’s Mas Camp? Mas Camp at Sunshine International Arts’ ‘C.A.F.E.’ (Carnival Arts for Everyone) is a melting pot of creative flair in a multitude of artistic crafts: feather flowing; […]

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Freedom – Family – Fun! What does Carnival mean to you?

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Carnival is an explosive array of  colour. Ornate, extravagant, ‘Mas’ (costumes) stimulate the visual senses and community comes together as one. Cutting through the loud Soca soundsystems is the individual’s voice of what Carnival means to them. We asked some of our participants what they love about carnival: “Being in carnival has given me the opportunity to […]

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Calling All PERFORMERS: Notting Hill Carnival 2017

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Take part in the ultimate on-stage experience and perform at Notting Hill Carnival 2017! Dancers/ actors/ physical actors / performers/ individuals/ groups from all backgrounds and all levels The biggest carnival in Europe is on the horizon and our Mas Band is gearing up to delivering another award winning production. This year Sunshine International Arts […]

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Come Play Mas with S.i.A!

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Nothing quite compares to the feeling of parading through Notting Hill Carnival as part of a Mas Band. To ‘Play Mas’ is much more than simply to wear a costume. Playing Mas in a true Mas Band is an exclusive carnival experience, and the perks make it truly unique. As a S.i.A Mas Band Member […]

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Work with us: Part-time Administrator

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We are  looking for a part-time Admnistrator to assist with a variety of tasks on a casual basis. Based in South London, we are one of the leading artistic, educational and carnival production companies locally. The company runs an arts-orientated community centre based in the heart of Loughborough Junction, Brixton: C.A.F.E – Carnival-Arts-For-Everyone. C.A.F.E. is an imaginative and creative space […]

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Work with us: Centre and Café Support Assistant

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We are  looking for a Casual Centre and Café Support Assistant to assist with a variety of tasks on a casual basis. Based in South London, we are one of the leading artistic, educational and carnival production companies locally. The company runs an arts-orientated community centre based in the heart of Loughborough Junction, Brixton: C.A.F.E – Carnival-Arts-For-Everyone. C.A.F.E. is […]

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Carnival is HeRE! Newsletter Spring 2017

April 2017

DE MAS START! Production has started at our headquarters, our theme has been revealed and we are now accepting deposits for costumes for Notting Hill Carnival 2017 …LO¥€… Exit stage left…De@th oF c@rn1¥@L . Click here for more info on sections and the full theme. This year is specially important for us and our Mas […]

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2017 NHC Theme Revealed!!!

March 2017

…LO¥€… Exit stage left…De@th oF c@rn1¥@L A DREAM…so vivid…but yet so FAR away …irresistible yet seemingly unattainable…not by distance but by DESIRE That sensation of pAin and pleAsure …mAs bitter sweet mAs… FIRE…FIRE in The Belly…so ambrosial but tempestuous Dawn meets us barefooted with empty roads and HEARTS full of excitement, expecting for the unveiling OF….this […]

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Volunteer Artistic Assistant- Work for us

March 2017

Description Role: Volunteer Artistic Assistant Reporting to: Artistic Director Estimated Hours: 1 day per week (5 hours) or as per agreed, over 3-4 months Introduction: Sunshine International Arts (SiA) (http://www.sunshineiarts.co.uk) is seeking an enthusiastic individual to join our small and busy team as Volunteer Artistic Assistant. The candidate is expected to work at least 1 […]

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R@Y’s: Fire Fire Chutneys and Sweet Jams

January 2017

We have a range of delicious Trinidad inspired chutneys and jams  to appease to all tastes, from sweet and mild to hot and spicy! Homemade, free of nasty preservatives or additives, they are the ideal accompaniment for a wide range of foods: from cheese to dhal, meat and toast. Find them at C.A.F.E and at selected markets. […]

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