Mandinga Arts brings their Animal Carnival of costumes and puppets to the Old Library for Rain or Shine Festival! Join us on Sunday 28 July from 5pm for a colourful and entertaining carnival parade across Burgess Park. Joining Mandinga Arts and providing the party beats are Samba Sisters Collective, London’s all-women community Samba-Fusion band. Come join the party!

All Ages

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​Mandinga Arts  researches, designs, creates and delivers extraordinary and innovative outdoor performance costumes, puppets and processions, engaging communities in collaboration with skilled professional artists. The company has developed a distinctive style bringing together live music, carnival, street costume, puppetry and dance, drawing on diverse influences from Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa, facilitating high quality community contributions and a new aesthetic to the carnival and outdoor performance movement in the UK and overseas.