A ghost or restless spirit is known as a ‘Duppy’ in Jamaica, or a Jumbie in many smaller Caribbean islands. Traditionally, a good duppy is usually a deceased family member or friend who ‘dreams you’ – meaning they appear in your dreams and give you advice or information. Bad duppies
In celebration of Black History Month, we’re hosting ‘Have Your Say Saturday’ on 6 October from 12 noon to 4.30pm at Sudbury Hall and the National Trust Museum of Childhood and Sudbury Village Parish Rooms. The FREE event is part of our National Lottery funded, family-friendly exhibition Black Dolls: The Power
We’re inviting toys and their families to our Toys Tea Party & Family Saturday at the National Trust Museum of Childhood, Sudbury Hall, Sudbury, Derbyshire, DE6 5HT on 21 July from 11am-4pm. All toys and families welcome, including dolls, teddy bears and action figures! The Toys Tea Party & Family Saturday
As part of Nottingham Playhouse’s production of Shebeen, we’ll be hosting a day of events celebrating the Caribbean Shebeen and blues party culture in Nottingham – on 4th June 2018 at Nottingham Playhouse, Wellington Circus, Nottingham, NG1 5AF. Shebeen: Memories and Recollections – FREE DROP-IN SESSION 12pm – 4.30pm –
Tune into Notts TV on 10th April for a special episode of Rediscovering Notts all about the Windrush Generation – co-presented by our Founder and Director, Catherine Ross, and produced by our Creative Director, Lynda Burrell. Catherine took Notts TV presenter Kate Chaplin on a tour of Caribbean Nottingham to celebrate 70
We were very honoured to be included in this beautiful illustration for International Women’s Day 2018 by independent graphic facilitator and artist Penelope Mendonça! Through her illustrations, Penelope supports a diverse range of organisations, businesses and communities, including those voices that are rarely heard. Thank you Penelope!
Museumand, the UK’s National Caribbean Heritage Museum, is saddened to hear the distressing news regarding the storm crisis in the Caribbean. Our thoughts and prayers, along with yours, are with the people of the Caribbean and we’re in touch with museums across the region. As soon as we have details of the official fundraising site