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Festus - A Caribbean/Black British Market

Starts 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
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Festus - A Caribbean/Black British Market

Celebrate the festive period with a Caribbean/Black British themed Market

Closing this year’s commemoration of the Empire Windrush, Trinity presents a fun packed festive themed all-day party highlighting Caribbean and Black British culture.

Free Festus Market 13:00 -17:00

Free Festus African/Caribbean Market 13:00 -17:00pm

Looking for that special festive gift? From jewellery, clothing, to home- made cosmetics stall holders will be on hand offering a range of gift ideas, alternatively take part in one of our presents making activities – lantern making, clothes recycling.

Want an alternative to the Christmas Pud – then find out how to prepare a Black Christmas cake with a live demonstration from Eat Day Eat Night.

Family Activities

Make colourful lanterns with multi-disciplinary artist & producer Ruth Ramsay.

Nice up your festive look with a free badge making workshop.


Explore the relationship between Caribbean folk dance and today’s dancehall and reggae styles with the extraordinary dancer choreographer, Ofelia Omoyele Balogun (Irie Dance Company) Spaces are limited so please register your interest by emailing

Duppy Hunter Listening Room

If you missed the Duppy Hunter smart phone adventure written by Edson Burton based on local stories, then come along and listen to the adventure in our dedicated listening room.

We will end the day with a Festus Party hosted by DJ Bandyt, an evening of party games, foolery, and leg-shaking featuring activities such as Name that Chune, Pass the Rascal, and Shabbaroke. Who’s ready to Candy Dance and do the Electric Slide? This event is ticketed. More info.


About Trinity Presents:

This event is part of Trinity Presents - our in-house programme of music and performance, bringing world-class artists and emerging talent to inner-city audiences.

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