(L-R) Mavis Mundirwa, Richard Dobson, Pedro Duarte, Anne Wankiiri and Mike McArthur have a go at African drumming at the African and Caribbean Festival

In pictures: Community comes together to celebrate African and Caribbean cultures at new Northampton festival

A new festival celebrating African and Caribbean cultures in Northampton at the weekend went so well organisers plan to make it a yearly event.

The African and Caribbean Festival brought live music, food, arts, crafts and literature to The Lab on Charles Street on Saturday (November 30).

(L-R) Mavis Mundirwa, Richard Dobson and Anne Wankiiri take a selfie at the African and Caribbean Festival
(L-R) Mavis Mundirwa, Richard Dobson and Anne Wankiiri take a selfie at the African and Caribbean Festival
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Northamptonshire Police supported the African and Caribbean Festival with a stall
Northamptonshire Police supported the African and Caribbean Festival with a stall
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(L-R) Amelia Anjun and Ali Anjun try on police hats at the African and Caribbean Festival
(L-R) Amelia Anjun and Ali Anjun try on police hats at the African and Caribbean Festival
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Q Space had a stall all about the LGBTQ+ community at the African and Caribbean Festival
Q Space had a stall all about the LGBTQ+ community at the African and Caribbean Festival
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