100‑110 Euston Road
London NW1 2AJ
A new pre-Carnival event, in the comfort of a theatre, will showcase the creativity, heritage and artistic excellence of Carnival. The featured bands are Elimu, Gemz, Soca Massive, UCOM, Island Mas and Cocoyea. And music, naturally – calypso from Alexander D Great, Tobago Crusoe, D Alberto and Giselle Carter-Sandy, plus DJ Piper and Ebony Steel Band. There will be moko jumbies, talented young violinist Jada Marsh and Trinidadian actress, model and entrepreneur Maurisa Coleman. Arts and crafts stalls and an exhibition showing the development of a costume from idea to finished creation are also promised.