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

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