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Move to the Beat of the Drum!

In partnership with the Hertfordshire Music Service, the Watford African Caribbean Supplementary School presents a unique musical experience for the whole family on Saturday 23rd March 2013 – the Family Djembe Workshop. Between 12.00pm and 2.00pm, learn how to play this fun West African instrument under the guidance of a professional instructor. Previous experience is […]

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Keep Warm, Stay Well

Against a backdrop of one of the coldest winters in a century and spiralling energy costs, HertsHelp focuses on maintaining a warm home to reduce the impact of cold temperatures on people’s health. Contact HertsHelp for a free home assessment which provides advice, information and practical support. Also find out about your entitlement to reduced […]

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Community Auction

Under The Hammer

Enter the thrilling world of the auction room with Watford Community Auctions and the Watford African Caribbean Association (“WACAS”) on Monday 25th February at the Holywell Community Centre. An experienced team will be on hand to guide you through the process of buying and selling antiques, pottery, jewellery and other collectables in a relaxed friendly […]

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John Barnes is Honoured

To mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Football Association, John Barnes is being honoured with a special postage stamp. It recognises John as one of the UK’s greatest football heroes, not just in outstanding football ability but in character and style too. The Jamacian born legend is widely known for the goal […]

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National Citizen Service

The Watford African Caribbean Association and the Watford FC Community Sports and Education Trust invites young people aged 16 or 17 to a once in a lifetime experience – the National Citizen Service (“NCS”) Summer programme. NCS is an opportunity that helps build skills for work and life, whilst at the same time allowing you […]

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Cultural Insights – The Yoruba People

In response to requests from members of Watford’s Timebank, a voluntary skills exchange organisation, WACAS co-ordinator Olabisi Onanuga gave a topical presentation to the group on 12th February at the Watford Palace Theatre. There was a good turnout for the event which was splendidly organised by Cheryl Horton, Timebank Manager. The subject of the presentation was […]

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Windrush: 65 years

1948 was a monumental year in British History. The National Health Service was founded offering the right of universal healthcare, free at the point of use. London hosted the Olympic Games and Team GB won 3 Gold, 14 Silver and 6 Bronze medals. Charles Philip Arthur George, the Prince of Wales, was born. The year […]

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Head Cook Required (Part-Time)

Salary: £7.20 per hour, 14 hours per week (with the possibility of increased hours subject to funding), 1 year contract The successful candidate will be expected to provide a variety of nutritional meals for people with African and Caribbean origins and the elderly. Areas of responsibility will include sourcing ingredients, producing healthy menus with the engagement […]

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Party! Party! Party!

The first big party of the New Year kicks-off on Sunday 27th January 2013 at 4:00pm! Watford’s biggest 13-17 year olds’ clubbing experience, in aid of the Watford African Caribbean Association, hits the Watford Colosseum. A team of professional event staff will be chaperoning and assisting the event on the day so your under 18’s […]

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