Caribbean Takeover


Image Credit: © National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

This May, enjoy a family day out at the National Maritime Museum courtesy of friends at the Caribbean Social Forum!

This unique event celebrates the fusion of cultures from Africa, the Caribbean and Britain. From free masterclasses to fabulous performances on the Great Map, Royal Museums Greenwich is dedicating this day to celebrating Black history and culture in Britain.

The Caribbean Social Forum will be taking over the Queen's House and the grounds of the National Maritime Museum for the day, inviting special guests, artists, musicians and more to share their skills and experiences.

Live performances and demonstrations
- Opening Ceremony featuring special guests
- Steel Pan Drumming
- Games Without Wires led by the Caribbean Social Forum
- 'Walking Images' featuring historic Black characters greeting and speaking with visitors
- Closing Ceremony with special guests and performances

Creative Workshops
- Soca Dancing 
- African Dancing and Circus
- Calypso Song Writing 
- Create your own Windrush-inspired Ship Hat

* All activities are free and suitable for all ages and abilities. 

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  • Children welcome


Map & Directions

Caribbean Takeover

Type:Live entertainment

National Maritime Museum, Romney Road, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NF
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Opening Times

Caribbean Takeover (18 May 2024)
Saturday10:00 - 17:00

* FREE Admission


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