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ABOUT

Elimu Mas Academy

Innovation, Creativity & Education

Carnival Academy for Excellence

Each one teach one

Elimu Mas Band

Arts in motion

Elimu has been participating in Carnival since 1980.
Our aim is to promote the arts of Carnival, particularly among young people

To be innovative, to be unique, to be inclusive, to experiment, to support others, to teach 

EACH ONE TEACH ONE

ELIMU

THE CREATIVE REVOLUTIONS.

HELPING DREAMS COME TRUE.

FROM COFFEE BAR TO

ACADEMY

The 70s Coffee Bar on 70 Harrow Road was a popular drop-in centre for youths in Paddington that quickly gained a reputation as a combative centre whose members were not averse to robustly challenge the frequent incursions by officers from the notorious Harrow Road Police Station.

THE TALENT

Community arts groups work together to put on the Notting Hill Carnival Every year.
Elimu Mas Academy has been participating in Notting Hill Carnival since 1980.
Each year, masqueraders parade in costumes created by the academy’s designers, which are appreciated by thousands of spectators at the event.
The Black Cultural Archives collections feature the oral histories of Elimu which discuss and explain the art of carnival.