Wycombe Community Festival 2014

By admin | June 19, 2014
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Prime Minister for St. Vincent & the Grenadines visits SV2G Historical Exhibition at the House of Commons

By admin | May 6, 2014

PRESS RELEASE Prime Minister for St. Vincent & the Grenadines visits SV2G Historical Exhibition at the House of Commons A unique exhibition was on display last week at the House of Commons focussing on the testimonies of three generations of people from St. Vincent and the Grenadines who have settled in High Wycombe. This multicultural…

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Wycombe Community Festival

By admin | May 27, 2013

Wycombe Community Festival 2013 This year’s festival will take place on Saturday 13th July on the Rye Park, High Wycombe, 12pm-8pm! The event is a free family fun day for anyone to attend and enjoy the vibrant performances, colourful parades and learn a variety of activities happening within the area. The event will also provide…

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A Caribbean Evening… with Wycombe Steel Orchestra

By admin | March 16, 2013

Come and join us for an evening of Caribbean food, music and entertainment!

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Wycombe Steel Orchestra selected to represent the Commonwealth for HM Queen’s Diamond Jubilee at Buckingham Palace

By admin | June 8, 2012

Award winning SV2G Wycombe Steel Orchestra had Buckingham Palace guests partying in the Palace gardens as part of HM the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations on Monday 4th June. 12,000 people attended a picnic in the Queen’s back garden ahead of the Diamond Jubilee concert. Despite the drizzle of rain towards the end, revellers partied on…

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SV2G Launched the School of Steelpan UK in High Wycombe

By admin | June 5, 2012

Wycombe Steel Orchestra entertained the guests on Friday 25th May 2012 with their award winning repertoire. Based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, SV2G (St. Vincent & the Grenadines 2nd Generation) is a community arts organisation that has been raising the awareness of African and Caribbean heritage & culture. With support from ArtReach SV2G has also recently…

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Milestone in the masterplan brings community benefits with SV2G

By admin | October 4, 2011

An early milestone in Wycombe District Council’s masterplan for High Wycombe was reached today (Tuesday 13 September), with the official opening of the revamped underpass between Buckinghamshire New University and the town centre. The underpass, which is now three times wider than it was, has been brightened up with paintwork and new energy efficient lighting,…

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Local Author donates to local African and Caribbean organisation

By admin | September 29, 2011

Local Author Barbara Butcher has donated a number of books and artwork from Barbados to SV2G. The books of poems were written through Barbra’s inspiration from Barbadian Artiste Adrian Compton. The books and artwork will be used by SV2g in the furture for a project in Buckinghamshire schools. Commenting on the donation Jacqueline Roberts, Chair…

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Coming Back Home Project – SV2G Heritage Lottery Fund Award

By admin | September 29, 2011

Local Organisation SV2G has received £37,000.00 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting Vincentian Intergenerational Project. Coming back home is an 18 month community project with a comparative approach to lead this project into an opportunity to analyse the political encounters occurred living in High Wycombe between three generations. The project will focus…

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Wycombe No. 1 In The South East!

By admin | July 11, 2011

SV2G Wycombe Steel Orchestra took first prize for “Best Community Outreach” award yesterday from the Carnival Network South East Gala at the Cowley Road Carnival in Oxford. Local Organisation SV2G has also been celebrating with an awarded grant from the Arts Council England for £41,000.00. The funds will enable the continued development of their work…

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