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    Posted: 14 August 2011 at 1:30pm
Nottingham Carnival still on!
 
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Nottingham's Caribbean Carnival returns to the Forest Recreation Ground for one day only on Sunday 14 August 2011 and promises to be a fantastic FREE day of entertainment for the whole family. With headliner, Reggae legend Ken Boothe - backed by the Mafia & Fluxy Band!

Caribbean Carnival 2011

Nottingham City Council is proud to be one of the main supporters of this vibrant celebration of Caribbean culture alongside the Arts Council of England, Tuntum Housing Association, Nottingham City Homes and One Nottingham.

Taking place on Sunday 14 August at the Forest Recreation Ground (Goose Fair Site) from 12.00 noon - 9.30 pm, the Carnival is a FREE festival of activities and entertainment for all the community, drawing crowds of up to 20,000.

  • Enjoy many different activities on site such as Fun Fair, giant Inflatables, water zorbing and quad bikes!
  • Visit dozens of stalls selling traditional Caribbean, African and Asian cuisine and cultural arts and crafts
  • There will also be stalls providing lots of useful information of benefit to the public

Programme for the day:

12.00 noon Carnival begins
2.00 pm - 4.00 pm Music from various locals performing on the main stage. Listen to 'Sounds in the Park' throughout the day from the Parade Stage, featuring popular local and national reggae, soca, R&B and soul DJs.
2.00 pm - 5.00 pm The BIG Parade! Follow the amazing colourful parade through the city centre, all the way to the Carnival Site at the Forest Recreation Ground. Click here to see the itinerary for the parade.
4.00 pm - 6.30 pm The BIG Parade takes to the stage with choreographed dance routines, cheer on your favourite troupe and help the judges decide on competition winners.
6.00 pm - 9.30 pm

Compared by Mr C, there will be live performances on the main stage from top local, national and international reggae acts. The main stage show begins at 6.30pm.

Artist line-up includes:

  • Headlining: Reggae legend Ken Boothe - backed by the Mafia & Fluxy Band
  • Dawn Penn
  • Macka B
  • Stylo G
  • Scrappy
  • Nikisha

Local acts include:

  • Marceline
  • Luke Powellm Ridley E
  • QMX
 
 
Anyone goin' or supplying a system?
 
Ain't V-Rocket sound system usually here?
 


Edited by Tekasis - 14 August 2011 at 1:37pm
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