Arts Partners


The Association of British Calypsonians ABC’s vision is to be the main representative body in the UK and Europe for the advancement of Calypso music and its heritage through promotion, education, the nurturing of creative talent, archiving and the continuous development of the cultural artform. Location: Yaa Centre


Ebony Steelband Trust Ebony is an organisation that delivers steelband workshops and community projects. The first voluntary organisation in Kensington & Chelsea to receive Her Majesty The Queen's Unsung Heroes award for services to people with special needs, young people and disadvantaged communities. Location: Yaa Centre


Mangrove As well as in mas (carnival masquerade), Mangrove Steelband is one of the most prominent bands in Europe. It was born out of the vision and determination of Trinidadian's living in the Notting Hill area to introduce the culture of Steelband and Carnival to the community. Location: The Tabernacle

Yaa Asantewaa Arts

Yaa Asantewaa Arts Since 1974, Yaa Asantewaa Arts has been an arts and community organisation making a significant contribution to the development of African Caribbean arts and culture. It promotes and nurtures upcoming talent in dance, music, theatre, spoken word and carnival arts. Location: Yaa Centre