United Kingdom

Embark, Festivals and Events, United Kingdom, Barbados

Word of mouth (July/August 2016)

Start with the music Nailah Folami Imoja gives a run-down of her favourite events in Barbados’s Crop Over calendar Crop Over — the...

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Immerse, People, United Kingdom, Dominica

Patricia Scotland: “I wanted to do”

Born in Dominica in 1955, to a Dominican mother and an Antiguan father, Patricia Scotland was the last of her parents’ twelve children to...

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People, United Kingdom, Jamaica

Johnson’s Gentleman — Francis Barber

In 1750, Richard Bathurst — or “Colonel” Bathurst, as he was known — left his Jamaican plantation for the last time and returned to...

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Literature, People, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago

The worlds of Lawrence Scott

Lawrence Scott could be excused if he felt a twinge of apprehension as he flew to Trinidad in October 1998. He was on his way to launch a...

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Engage, Culture, History, United Kingdom, Caribbean Diaspora

When London was the place

“The past is a foreign country; they do things differently there,” wrote L.P. Hartley in The Go-Between, published in 1953. And how...

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Immerse, Culture, Music, History, United Kingdom

The Queen’s kaiso

When British calypsonian Alexander D Great heard calypso for the first time, it wasn’t in Trinidad, where he was born in Belmont, the...

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Embark, Festivals and Events, Haiti, United Kingdom

Word of mouth (July/August 2015)

On Haitian earth Philip Sander explains the historic significance of Carifesta’s visit to Haiti There’s a sad disproportion between...

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Culture, Festivals and Events, United Kingdom

Flower power: the Caribbean at the Royal Chelsea Flower Show

Imagine having to put your cut flowers to bed at night, tucked up in a warm blanket! This is what happens when tropical blooms are flown...

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