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Events 2007

King and Queen Gala

The gala was held at Reading  Town Hall 26th May.


Children's Gala

The Children's Gala was held at the Mapp Centre on 19th May. The was a free event for all the family and was well attended. There was a showcase of children' carnival costumes, refreshments, games and music which was chosen by the children themselves.



Costume Making Workshops

Costume Design workshops ran from the 15th March for 10 weeks. Much of the cost associated with staging the workshops were met from a grant awarded by the National Lottery from the Arts Council England.

The workshops were lead by Herman Philbert who has many years experience designing and making costumes for Notting Hill and Trinidad Carnivals as well as Reading.

Many individuals attended the workshop and the following groups also participated:

Mary Seacole Awareness
Grenada Association
Ranikhet School
Ranikhet Outside School Club

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service



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Last Updated: 28th May 2008
Webmaster: Ros Reid
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