Derby’s Caribbean Carnival is a colourful vibrant procession that has in excess of 500 Caribbean carnival troupes from the Midlands and nationally. The carnival is a flagship project that supports community cohesion and diversity in the City of Derby.
Many of the troupes spend over a year designing and making the costumes as well as raising funds for the project which can be around £2,000 – £3,000 as well as spending money out of their own pocket
As usual the British weather let them down by being somewhat overcast on the day, although some of the dancers were grateful for a cooler day in the recent hot spell that we have had.
The Caribbean carnival also has live performers from local, national and international artists/bands over the two-day event so if you missed it this year check it out for next year or get involved via their website Derby Caribbean Carnival