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Derby Caribbean Carnival Press Release



Derby, UK – 16th May 2024  – The vibrant beats and colourful costumes of the Derby Caribbean Carnival are set to return to the streets of Derby on July 21st, 2024, promising an unforgettable celebration of Caribbean culture and community spirit.


Hosted by the Derby West Indian Community Association (DWICA) and proudly supported by the Arts Council England, the Derby Caribbean Carnival is a cornerstone event for the local community, showcasing the rich tapestry of Caribbean heritage while fostering unity and togetherness among residents of all backgrounds.


As a proud member of the East Midland Caribbean Carnival Arts Network (EMCCAN), the Derby
Caribbean Carnival stands as a testament to the power of cultural exchange and collaboration. Through lively parades, dazzling performances, and mouthwatering cuisine, the carnival offers a platform for artists, performers, and community members to come together and celebrate diversity in all its forms.


“We are thrilled to once again invite the community to join us for a day of music, dance, and cultural celebration,” said George Mighty, Chairman of DWICA. “The Derby Caribbean Carnival is not just an event; it’s a reflection of our community’s resilience, creativity, and boundless spirit.”


In addition to celebrating Caribbean culture, the Derby Caribbean Carnival also presents an exciting opportunity for local businesses to show their support and get involved. Sponsorship opportunities are available, offering businesses a chance to align themselves with one of Derby’s most beloved and impactful events. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, interested parties are encouraged to contact –  info@dwica.co.uk


Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of the Derby Caribbean Carnival. Tickets are now available for purchase, offering attendees access to a day filled with music, dance, and unforgettable memories.


To purchase tickets please click this link, and for more information on the carnival visit: www.dwica.co.uk/carnival/.


Join us as we come together to celebrate culture, community, and the vibrant spirit of Derby at the Derby Caribbean Carnival!


About Derby West Indian Community Association (DWICA)

DWICA is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting Caribbean culture and heritage in Derby and beyond. Through events, workshops, and community initiatives, DWICA strives to celebrate diversity and foster understanding among all members of the community.