Who is Island Girls Rock (IGR)

Island Girls Rock is our non-profit initiative celebrating women of Caribbean heritage and is dedicated to supporting and showcasing Caribbean culture through fostering cultural connections and championing collaborative opportunities between women of the Caribbean and its Diaspora.

Living the ethos that ‘one hand can’t clap’…

Our mission is simple, and that is to encourage Caribbean women to share their stories and experiences in spaces created expressively for them whilst nurturing and encouraging pride in their unique talents and perspectives. Committed to the growth and empowerment of women across the Caribbean, Island Girls Rock, aims to build a global platform to facilitate diasporic collaborations, build networks and provide mentorship and inspiration through immersive events , workshops and meet-ups.

Let’s Get Lit!

Join us at the Canvas Cafe on Sunday, May 6th from 12:00 to 16:00 as we celebrate Caribbean literature!

Our featured guests are:

Acclaimed Poet and Teaching Artist Cheryl Boyce-Taylor who will be reading from her latest poetry collection ‘Arrival’, a book of poems dedicated to both her Trinidadian parents and to the memory of her beloved son Malik Boyce-Taylor (aka as Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest).

St Lucian born-London raised multi disciplinary creative (poet,performer and arts educator) Curmiah Lisette. Curmiah’s spoken word performances are magical and for our Brunch she will be sharing her work via both performance and readings.

The Canvas Cafe will be serving up a specially curated IGR menu and the IGR pop up shop will be stocked with all the fly IGR gear. This one is extra special and space is limited so please do book early to avoid disappointment.

All funds raised at our Let’s Get Lit Brunch will be donated to organisations which raise awareness of Diabetes and Kidney disease prevention.

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