Six Towns One City Carnival

Six Towns One Carnival
Six Towns One Carnival

Six Towns One City Carnival Association Fundraising Event

Organisers of Stoke-on-Trent’s biggest free community event have launched a fundraising campaign to secure its future.

Six Towns One City Carnival Association Fundraising Event
Voluntary group Six Towns One City Carnival Association (STOCCA) will stage the first Carnival Jamdown, a night of Reggae, Soul, R & B, and Salsa on Friday 30 November at London Road Social Club, Stoke. The event will also feature live performances and food will be available.

Six Towns One City Carnival, aclaimed for fufilling an important role in promoting community cohesion, attracts thousands of people each year from all over the Midlands. The event is now under threat due to funding cuts. It costs £10,000 per year to stage.

Organiser Colley Sykes said “ Unfortunately the usual sources of funding are no longer available to us, we’ve had fantastic support from the public over the years and we hope people will support us in helping us to raise funds for next year’s event.”

Tickets for Jamdown are £3, available from Rubber Soul Records, Hide Street Stoke Tel. 07986729197, or North Staffordshire African Caribbean Assosciation (NORSACA).

 

Six Towns One City Carnival
Six Towns One City Carnival

Six Towns One City Carnival has taken place every August in Stoke-on-Trent since 1998.  The motto of the Carnival is ‘United Strength is Stronger’ as it brings communities together.  The event attended by thousands of people from North Staffordshire and the Midlands.

Previously run by NORSACA (North Staffordshire African Caribbean Association)  since 2012 the event has been organised by the Six Towns One City Carnival Association (STOCCA), a team of volunteers from all sections of the community.

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