The Portobello Wall installation Ryhthm and Sound is accompanied by a rolling programme of musical events and participatory opportunities from 2019-20. A fantastic variety is on offer, from informative digital sound engineering sessions, to steel-pan music workshops. and free digital downloads. With the Month of October fast approaching there’s no better time to let you know what’s through the wall

To celebrate black history mornth we will be making available a free digital e-book titled, Calypso in London by Stephen Spark. The book is a great record of the history of Calypso in North Kensington. Just head over to our Calypso and Soca in North Kensington page here to get your free copy.

In the Community in the Mix Sound Arts Media in partnership with Carnival Village Trust have been running music and sound technology workshops since 1999 in London and have been doing a series of drop-in workshops at the Yaa Centre in London for all ages since 2013.  Drawing on the network of producers musicians and engineers, the workshops focuses on all aspects of sound technology using Apple computers looking at software such as Ableton Live, Avid’s Pro Tools, and more. The work shops will be informing participants about the availability of different creative software and hardware used in today’s technological artistic environment.

The Workshops will be an open/drop-in work shop on Thursday the 24th Oct and Friday 25th from 11am till 2pm than 3pm till 5.30pm this is mainly for young people from 8 to 16. years old last class of the day will be from 6.30 till 9pm and this will be for adults.

Adobe software, photo shop, illustrator, Adobe premiere and  apples Final Cut Pro. Music software logic pro, Ableton live and Pro Tools will all be on show with Master sessions from leading artists and DJ’s such as Tony Gab Robinson  from Aswad,  Guitaris  Cameron Pierre, and Greg Hunter, digital electronic guru. You can register for a place on our Event page here   or on  Please register early as places are limited. For all our up coming events and workshops please sign-up to our newsletter or drop us a email 



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The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea
Carnival Village Trust
Certain Blacks