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The Jonkunoo & Masquerade Project, 5th July 2024

The Jonkunoo & Masquerade Project with Annet Richards-Binns illustrates the rich history, cultural significance, and contemporary relevance of Jonkunoo - a festive celebration rooted in West African heritage, brought to the Caribbean by enslaved Africans, and now a vibrant cultural tradition celebrated in Jamaica, the Bahamas, and other Caribbean islands.

It takes place at the Picturedrome on Barton Street on Friday 5th July from 6.30pm-8.30pm.


  • An introduction to the Jonkunoo costumes and culture

  • An exhibition of large prints featuring Pitchy Patchy plus other characters

  • Activities including making a Festival Jonkunoo stick

This is a free event; however, booking is required. Click here to book.

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