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December 2018

Bristol Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival

December 27 @ 2:00 pm
Arts Mansion, Ashton Court Mansion, Ashton Court Estate, Long Ashton
Bristol, BS41 9JH
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Join Black* Artists On The Move and the Lord Mayor of Bristol Cleo Lake for the inaugural Family Jonkanoo Costume Festival! The roots of Jonkanoo go deep into West African masquerade tradition and fuze with European elements. Used in the Caribbean as a way to make fun of colonial masters and exercise cultural forms, Jonkanoo includes set characters such as Pitchy Patchy and Jack In The Green and occurs between boxing day and New Years Day. Create your own costume…

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