Hackney Carnival

For National Children's Carnival Week schools across Hackney got their carnival skills on in arts, craft and dance workshops. All week, kids have been reconnecting with the joy of making and dancing, led by our fantastic carnival artists.

Check out some of the pictures of Taru Arts' workshops at Morningside Primary School who dedicated a whole day to carnival activities alongside our project. They are sure to get you in the mood for this year's Hackney Carnival at Home!

Participating Hackney schools:

Betty Layward Primary School

Colvestone Primary School

Millfield Community School

Morningside Primary School

Randal Cremer Primary School

Springfield Primary School

St. Paul’s with St. Michael’s Primary School

Hackney Carnival Groups who worked in schools:

Blema Dancers

Dimensions Entertainment

Jamboulay Carnival Arts

Pan Vibration


Taru Arts

Unity No Nonsense

Visual Artists:

Caroline Jones

Di Jones

Jamshid Maylanchi

Lucky Thomas

Ruth Collins

Valerio D’Oliveiro

Hackney Carnival Community Engagement and Public Art Producer: Deb Mullins

Hackney Council: Lucy McMenemy


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