Gemma Marries Andy Ocean Kave Westwood

Gemma Marries Andy Ocean Kave Westwood Ho Steelasophical Steel Band

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Gemma Marries Andy Ocean Kave Westwood Ho 

 Ocean Kave – a stunning North Devon wedding venue

If you are coming as a guest:

Sat nav (EX39 1AA) will get you as far as Cornborough Road, when you get to Cornborough Road please continue down this road until you see signs on your right for Lomas helicopters.

You will go past a sign for the Pig on the Hill, keep going straight along  this road and you will see the entrance sign for Westward Living at Duckhaven Stud and Ocean Kave on your right.

When you arrive at the main entrance to the grounds as Duckhaven Stud, a marshall will welcome you to our wedding venue and show you where to park and will tick your name off of the guest list.

Directions to Ocean Kave by car: 

From London

Leave the M5 at Junction 27, and pick up the A361 to Barnstaple…

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The First Caribbean Carnival in London

During the summers of the mid-1960s, social worker Rhaune Laslett persuaded Russ Henderson and his steelband trio to parade on the streets of

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The First Caribbean Carnival in London

The concert line up for the Caribbean Carnival concert in 1955 at the Royal Albert Hall.

During the summers of the mid-1960s, social worker Rhaune Laslett persuaded Russ Henderson and his steelband trio to parade on the streets of Notting Hill at different events she had. The complex history of London’s Notting Hill Carnival is widely understood to evolve from these events. From this humble beginning grew one of the largest Carnivals in the World. Prior to that, Claudia Jones and her newspaper West Indian Gazette had staged a series of annual pre-Lenten Carnival cabarets from 1959 to 1964 at various venues.

Sixty years ago, before Notting Hill, before Claudia Jones, a concert billed as The First Caribbean Carnival in London was held at the Royal Albert Hall on July 31, 1955. It was sponsored by Hugh Scotland. Though little remembered today, music historian Val…

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