Birmingham Caribbean Festival
The Caribbean Food and Drinks Festival started in 2011 in response to a desire for Caribbean food to be more widely available to diverse communities in the UK.
The festival creates an environment in which Caribbean arts, culture, food and drink, in their various forms, are promoted and made accessible to an increasing proportion of the British population.
The Festival Objectives are to:
- Showcase, champion and celebrate Caribbean food, drinks, arts and culture
- Support and market Birmingham’s local and diverse food and drinks’ industry
- Promote Caribbean food, drink and culture, along with a range of activities and entertainment for the whole family
Centenary Square, is one of the most prestigious venues in Birmingham. It is surrounded by beautiful architecture including the Symphony Hall, the new library (largest in Europe), the Repertory Theatre and the International Convention Centre. It links to the canals, the National Sea Life Centre and our famous and bustling Broad Street.
Traders and Entertainment
A mix of African and Caribbean food and drink stalls, exhibiting partners and sponsors providing a range of merchandise and services.
Live music, bands and solo artists, cooking demonstrations, traditional workshops such as drumming and basket weaving, poetry and dance.
Sponsors & Partners
Sponsorship Support from Abdul Tanko of Aimex Focus in conjunction with Norga Voyages Razak, Hotel Seme Beach KerSpa, and the Ministry of Tourism and Leisure, from the Camaroon.
The Birmingham Caribbean Festival is run by the West Midlands Trading Alliance (WMTA), which is a not for profit organisation. The cost of the event is covered by Vendor’s fees, Sponsors and Donations. Donors of over £10.00 receives a Certificate of Recognition and -free entry into the festival Prize – Draw.