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Southwest Fest 2016

The 18th of June, 1st gig of the season and our 12th year at Southwest Fest! Always a joyous way to start the season, some members doing their very 1st performance, others more experienced and able to guide their peers and show them how it’s done!

Waterloo Carnival, 3rd July 2015

Our annual return to Waterloo carnival is always a pleasure, filled with colour and creativity we lead Johanna Primary School’s 300 strong parade through the streets of Waterloo, costumes by Mandinga Arts, Music by us.

Southwest Fest, 20th June 2015

At Southwest Fest we debuted our Fantasias (costumes) for this year’s theme – the Circus do Samba Espectaculo – Samba Circus Spectacular!  Also our dancers 1st show of the year!  As another regular spot, we were greeted by familiar faces and got to grace the streets of Pimlico with our fabulous Fantasias! Author: Bhavini Goyate

Waterloo Carnival

Waterloo Carnival, Sat 4th July Our annual day out with the Mandinga Arts team and Johanna Primary School, accompanying the 300 strong whole ENTIRE school in costume. HOW. Checkout Mandinga’s fabulous work here Waterloo carnival here And don’t forget our last full on UDM parade of the season on Sunday 6th July, the …

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What a bonkers weekend!

  This weekend = City of London Festival Children’s Parade, Fri 27th June and Southwest Fest SW1, Sat 28th June AND our 10th anniversary celebration! UDM’s 3rd year at COLF Children’s Carnival Parade, and every year it just gets better. What a privilege to be chosen to perform on the steps of St Paul’s Cathedral. …

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