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THEATRE Meets CArNival + Meet The Designer
15/06/2017 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
THEATRE Meets CArNival SPECIAL 12-2pm
We will be hosting a special Meet the Designer session to introduce the traditional characters that will be leading our production …LOV€… Exit stage left…De@th oF c@rn1¥@L . Carnival has always been about social expression and the voice of society which is displayed on the streets of the country in an highly-spirited celebration of energy. By including and celebrating traditional characters S.i.A’s objective is to preserve the various social customs of an evolving culture, providing a vital and essential link to Trinidad’s rich carnival heritage whilst pushing the artform forward.
Come and learn about The Midnight Robber, Sailors, Dame Lorraine and Baby Doll!
CARNIVAL MAS CAMP 1pm- 5pm
Drop by and join our team to get to know the Midnight Robber,
Our Carnival Mas Camp, when you can join in the making for our yearly productions is back! Drop in to learn new skills, volunteer and learn about carnival. To keep in the loop subscribe to our newsletter by dropping us an email on adminATsunshineiarts.co.uk.
All Mas Bands (Mas- as in Masquerades – Band- the group of people dressed in costumes) have headquarters. A Mas Camp is a camp set up for the production of carnival costumes. Mas Camp is open to all.
This is also a place to meet people, learn about making costume, explore your creativity, socialise, listen to the latest carnival music- Soca ( and some of the oldies Calypso), eat homemade curries and enjoy the melting pot of the culture of carnival.
MEET THE DESIGNER
Come along to our Mas Camp and meet our Artistic Director, Ray Mahabir. This is a unique opportunity to ask questions and learn about carnival from a designer who has worked in the sector for over three decades.
Join us for Notting Hill Carnival 2017 and 'play mas' with us! For more information and prices click here