5 inspirational readings & quotes voted for by Friends of Museumand

For with God nothing shall be impossible – Luke 1:37 suggested by Karen Okra. For God so loved the World, that he gave his only begotten son that whosever believeth in him should not perish but have everlasting life – St John 3:16 suggested by Chelsie Wint. To everything there

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Caribbean Christmas

Top 5 Caribbean Christmas Tunes

Enjoy these not just on Christmas Day but throughout December. Whether you whine or just listen to the beat – enjoy! 1. Relaxing Caribbean Steel Pan Christmas Music – Tropical Beach Christmas 2. Christmas Medley on Steel Drums by Ravon Rhoden 3. Merry Caribbean Christmas by Treagus Reggae/Caribbean Instrumental Christmas Mix

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Top 5 films to watch this Christmas

Old Caribbean Christmas Film Classics that families can watch together on TV (or in your garden cinema under the heat lamp) to get you in the Festive Holiday Spirit… 1. Almost Christmas (2016) Cast: Danny Glover, Gabrielle Union, Mo’Nique, Kimberly Elise, Romany Malco, J.B. Smoove, Nicole Ari Parker, Omar Epps

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Xmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

Museumand’s Christmas Gift Guide 2020 Inspire your Christmas shopping with our festive gift guide designed to help you find unique presents for your family and friends while supporting black businesses in the UK and beyond.   Bath, body, beauty & barnetThe Afro Hair & Skin Company The Afro Hair &

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A Caribbean Ghost Story

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

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Celebrate Black History with Black Dolls: The Power of Representation

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

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Discover The Real Toy Story – Toys Tea Party & Family Saturday 21 July

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

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Shebeen: Day of Events – 4 June

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 –

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Rediscovering Notts – the Windrush Generation

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

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International Women’s Day 2018

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!

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