Come and enjoy Caribbean culture and celebrate the legacy of the Windrush generation who contributed significantly to the rebuilding and the shaping of this country. On June 22nd , Alexandra Palace will raise the roof of our newly refurbished Theatre with music, poetry, social dancing and song. Hear from a range of artists and performers including multi award-winning recipient of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry John Agard, and delight in the infectious calypso and kaiso music of Tobago Crusoe – who featured unforgettably in Paddington and Paddington 2 and was the Calypso Monarch of Trinidad and Tobago (1983). So put on your finest, and get yourself up to the palace!
Featuring: JOHN AGARD,
GRACE NICHOLS, HANNAH LOWE, TOBAGO CRUSOE,
THE CAMILLA GEORGE HOUSE BAND,
DON'T STOP THE CARNIVAL: A History of Black British Music
(curated by Kevin Le Gendre)
Burt Caesar, hosted by Martina Laird
+ Special guest performances
Adults £5, Children £2
Family ticket (2 adults and 2 children - 5 to 18) £10
Seniors, unwaged, disabled, students and under 5's go FREE
Rum based cocktails, mocktails and soft drinks, and Caribbean snacks available for purchase.
Rum, Rhyme and Liming, is co-curated and produced by Melanie Abrahams and Renaissance One in partnership with Alexandra Palace.