Trinidad and the Influence of Soca Music
Originating on the islands of Trinidad and Tobago, the term Soca derives from "Soul" and "Calypso," blending elements from Caribbean rhythms and musical styles to produce this unique style of music. In this article, we delve into the origins of Soca, its evolution from its calypso roots, and how this lively genre has influenced mainstream music and vibrant celebrations worldwide.
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Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of Our Windrush Generation
On the 22nd of June 2023 we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the arrival of the Windrush generation in the United Kingdom, reflecting upon the profound impact and invaluable contributions that they have made to the country. The Culture Club Shop proudly joins in honouring this remarkable generation, recognising the significance of their cultural heritage and societal impacts.
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Commonwealth Day at Westminster Abbey
Commonwealth Day 2023 marks the tenth anniversary of the Commonwealth Charter, which was signed by Queen Elizabeth II on 11th March 2013. It is a well-established holiday celebrated by an estimated 2 billion people worldwide. It was originally known as ‘Empire Day,’ established in 1902 to honour Queen Victoria and later addressed reform in 1958 to become Commonwealth Day; observing the unity of nations and its ideals on being ‘free and equal’.
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Mother's Day Gift Ideas

This Mother’s Day we are celebrating all of the mothers and mother figures for all of their hard work in shaping and helping to raise the future generations.

To show your loved ones how much you love and appreciate everything they have done why not treat them to some culture inspired gifts! 

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2023 Dates to Celebrate Our Culture

There are so many days in the year to celebrate your culture. From independence days, carnivals and other international days, there are multiple opportunities to show off your flag with pride! So, here is a little reminder of some of the key dates in 2023 to put in your calendar for you to let your flag fly.

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