Arts Partners

The Association of Calypsonians UK

The Association of Calypsonians UK Also known as ABC, 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