Women in Carnival – International Women’s Day 2023

Women in Carnival – International Women’s Day 2023

To celebrate international women’s day 2023, we are pleased to present our Women in Carnival video.

Filmed in the summer of 2022, and shown at the Women in Carnival conference at Leeds Beckett University, the video shows how women are the beating heart of Carnival, as leaders, artists and keepers of the Spirit of Carnival!

Enjoy hearing about some of the amazing Women in Carnival in their own words.

Our featured Women in Carnival are:

– Mary Genis, Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra, Culture Mix

– LaToyah McAllister-Jones, St Pauls Carnival CIC

– Dr Claire Holder

– Janet Skepple, Scandalous Carnival Group CIC

– Rena Kydd-Williams, Soca Sagaboys Mas Band

– Morcea Walker MBE Vice Lord Lieutenant of Northamptonshire, Northampton Carnival

The Illuminated Parade is Live!

Bridgwater Carnival

It’s arrived! The last Carnival in a Box virtual Parade of 2020 is here. This Illuminated Parade features Global Grooves, Route Canal Arts, Veronica White and Bridgwater Carnival.

This is a bittersweet moment for the Carnival in a Box team, but we hope to bring you another box of Carnival in 2021! And don’t forget to check out Bridgwater virtual Carnival 2020, which will be broadcast live on YouTube at 6pm on 7th November.

Carnival History is Live!

St Kitts Clown, Nottingham Carnival 2019

The Carnival History page is now live! Click here to read about the history and traditions that shape Caribbean Carnival as we know it today.