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We hope you enjoy the teacher’s resource below that explores dragon stories in a variety of cultures from around the world. The ‘Suggestions for the Teacher’ sheet includes some different ideas about how they may be used in the class-room setting. Why not use the stories as a basis for the children to come up […]

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Calypso with The Mighty Phantom

and his Tropical Troubadours This music is a blast of acoustic tropical sunshine; evergreen with powerful melodies and irrepressible rhythms. These timeless tunes include well-known numbers and rarer treats from an expert’s archive representing the very best lyrical and musical genius of the Caribbean and Latin America. While we particularly love calypso from Trinidad we […]

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Jamaican Quadrille in Norwich with JANUKA

Culture Crossroads was proud to be able to bring JANUKA to Norwich for Norfolk Black History Month, 2011. It was a fantastic weekend with fun had by all. See below for further details as well as a film clip of JANUKA dancing at the Forum in Norwich. Click here for more information about JANUKA and […]

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Founder of Culture Crossroads, Caspar James talks to Radio Magnetic about the organisation and his trips to the Caribbean.

Includes live recordings and fine record selections too… Thanks to DJ Zagueiro and Radio Magnetic, Britain’s longest running internet radio station. Keep up the great work. Listen here .

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Christmas Cards from Culture Crossroads

Money raised from sale of Culture Crossroads Christmas cards will go to help young Haitian artists in the Gran Rue area of Port-au-Prince. Port-au-Prince 2010             Los Guloyas –  The Dominican Repulic             This year’s Christmas cards are on sale now. £1 each or 5 […]

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About Quadrille in the Caribbean

The below information has been provided by the leader of the group Beverley Bogle (RN.RM.MTD.BEd (Hons).MSc). Many thanks to Norfolk Black History month for the initial grant to help fund their trip to Norwich. What is Quadrille? Quadrille is traditionally a Euro-centric ballroom dance, taken to the Caribbean in the 18th century by English and French […]

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Jamaican Quadrille Gallery

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Latest news about JANUKA

JANUKA have already had a very busy year performing and giving workshops in this 50th anniversary year of Jamaican Indepedence (including a highly acclaimed performance at the 3rd Biennial Conference concert for The Jamaican Diaspora UK) Below are just a few of the many events at which they are performing: Wed 1 August – Emancipation Day event […]

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Kirikou and the Sorceress with Afro-Cuban drumming and dancing

Schools Event at Cinema City St Andrews Street Norwich NR2 4AD Telephone: 01603 625145 Suggested for: KS1 & KS2 English, Art, Literacy, Music, PSHE, Citizenship Click here for link to Cinema City education website This award winning animation from the maker of AZUR & ASMAR: THE PRINCE’S QUEST is based on a West African folktale. […]

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