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Power, Performance and Play

Power, Performance and Play
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19 May 2017 - 21 May 2017

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The Rose Bowl

Portland Crescent, Leeds, LS1 3HB

An International Conference on Caribbean Carnival Cultures.

A three-day celebration of Caribbean Carnival cultures taking place at Leeds Beckett University in May to mark 50 years of the Leeds West Indian Carnival in 2017 – the first Caribbean-style street carnival in Europe. 

It is being held on 19 to 21 May 2017 by the Centre for Culture and the Arts at Leeds Beckett in partnership with the Leeds West Indian Carnival. More than 50 researchers from across the world will gather in Leeds to share their work with participants alongside interactive workshops, music, dance, Caribbean food and carnival costumes.

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Please check times with event organiser for any last minute changes.

The following fees apply for the conference:

Non-salaried Carnival Artist & Practitioners: £30

Postgraduate Students: £90

Salaried Carnival Artists & Practitioners: £100

Tenured Academics: £110

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Leeds Beckett University
  • Adults only
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  • Performance
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  • Talk
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