Past Events

The BCA hosts many events and activities throughout the year.  Details will be posted on this page and updates on the Home (blog) page.

Wednesday 28th September 2016 – MacMillan Coffee Morning

Please come along to the BCA to support our MacMillan Coffee Morning and help us raise money to provide assistance for people living with cancer.  Come and join the fun, have a cup of coffee and eat some cake from 10:30am-3:00pm.

Saturday 22nd October 2016 – Call Mr Robeson.  A life with songs

The BCA presents Call Mr Robeson. A life with songs featuring Tayo Aluko with friends.  A compelling and Award winning one man (and pianist) show on the dramatic life and songs of singer and civil rights campaigner Paul Robeson.  Tickets are available from the BCA priced £9.00/£7.50 concessions.

Saturday 28th January 2017 – Northern Soul Meets Motown

On Saturday 28th January 2016 The BCA Community centre will be holding the 1st of their monthly Northern Soul meets Motown events.

The line up of DJ’s for the first event will be Jon Mills, Trev Wright, and Errol Harriott and together they will bringing you the best in Northern Soul and Motown music.

 

Fully licensed bar on site

 

Doors open at 8.00pm – 1.30am

 

Entry will be £5.00

Bob Marley Celebration – Sat 13th May 2017

ON SATURDAY 13TH MAY 2017 GLOBAL WARRIOR PROMOTIONS WILL BE PRESENTING THE BOB MARLEY CELEBRATION DANCE AT THE BURTON CARIBBEAN CENTRE, WITH SPECIAL GUEST DJ
THE ONE AND ONLY, “MR CHRIS GOLDFINGER
WHO WAS THE PRESENTER OF THE RADIO 1 REGGAE DANCE HALL SHOW (BACK IN THE DAY).
WITH THE HELP AND SUPPORT OF DJ PEPPA HYPE THEY WILL BE BRINGING YOU THE BEST IN REGGAE, DANCE HALL, AND EVEN A SPLASH OF RnB.


DOORS OPEN AT 10.00PM AND WE WILL BE ROCKING THE DANCE UNTIL LATE.
SO COME ON DOWN AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS.
£15.00 ON THE DOOR.
To Enquire Tel: 01283 512182, Mob: 07947 662673.

JUNE
Polling Day – Thurs 8th June
Doors Open: 7am – 10pm

Drop-In Jam Session – Thurs 15th June
Time: 8pm – 12 midnight
Come armed with instruments and your vocals; some backline provided.
Bar will be open, subsidised prices and friendly staff.

Dominoes Trip To Bradford – Sat 17th June
Price: £20 includes coach, meal & beverages.
Leaving Burton BCA @ 2pm, pick up in Derby @ 2.30pm.  Depart Bradford @ 2am.  Money to be paid in full by 31st May 2017.

JULY
Northern Soul Meets Motown – throughout 2017
Our bi-monthly Northern Soul event will be taking place throughout 2017 from 8pm – 1am on the following dates:
Sat 1st July, Sat 2nd Sept & Sat 4th Nov.

The Salsa Coalition Party – Sat 8th July
Sat 8th July 2017 sees the launch of the Salsa Coalition monthly Salsa event at The BCA in Burton Upon Trent.  Every month we will have a special guest teacher, who will be taking a Salsa Class between 8.00pm and 9.00pm.
Tickets are available by calling: Ryan 07961514074, Lee 07794537543 or
Trev 07970094828.

Doors Open 8pm – 1am
Ticket price £8.00, on the door price £10.00

AUGUST
Fashion Show & Sale
(Charity) Fashion Show (back by popular demand)
The BCA cordially invite you to a Fashion Show & Sale here at:

Burton Caribbean Community Centre
346 Uxbridge Street
DE14 3JS
Come and join us for an evening of fun, fashion & bargains!!!

Designer High Street Store & Top Range Ladies Garments to be sold at a fraction of the Normal Price.
All items are fully guaranteed ~~ Sizes 8-22 ~~ Styles to suit all ages ~~
The clothing modelled on the catwalk is from the following stores just to name a few:

Marks & Spencer
River Island
Next
Monsoon
New Look
Wallis
Blue Chameleon
And designer online sites
Tickets are on sale now!!
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Date – Tues 1st August 2017

Time – 7.00pm – 9.30pm
Price – £3.00 per person
(Visa/MasterCard & Cash accepted on the night)
Raffle tickets will be sold on the night.
Drinks & light snacks will be on sale (we have a licensed bar & on-site parking).
For tickets contact:
The BCA – 01283 512182 or 07947 662673,
Val – 07958 686443 or Private Message the BCA Community Centre on Facebook.

*Please invite family & friends*

SEPTEMBER
Northern Soul Meets Motown -throughout 2017

Sat 2nd Sept & Sat 4th Nov.
Our bi-monthly Northern Soul event will be taking place throughout 2017 from 8pm – 1am on the following dates

Prostate Cancer Screening Programme – Sat 9th 

To book your appointment contact the office on: 01283 512182 or 07958

686443.

(Locally over 350 men have been screened and 24 have been detected to date).
Please get the screening done and please pass on to others and encourage them to make an appointment too as this could save a life.
**This is FREE OF CHARGE**

The BCA would like to thank Jyoti Shah (Consultant) who’s leading the campaign, Neville Brown (Former British Middleweight Champion) & local celebrity who is using his name to encourage men to participate in the screening programme & Staffordshire County Council (Cllrs Ron Clarke and Syed Hussain) for supporting this worthwhile campaign.

http://www.burtonmail.co.uk/news/health/former-boxer-neville-brown-joins-340430

 

The Salsa Coalition Party – Sat 9th Sept
Sat 9th Sept 2017 sees the Salsa Coalition monthly Salsa event at The BCA in Burton Upon Trent.  Every month we will have a special guest teacher, who will be taking a Salsa Class between 8.00pm and 9.00pm.
Tickets are available by calling: Ryan 07961514074, Lee 07794537543 or

Trev 07970094828.
Doors Open 8pm – 1am
Ticket price £8.00, on the door price £10.00

 

OCTOBER

Black History Month – OCTOBER

Leicester Emanuel Church Fund Raiser – Fri 6th (7 – 9pm)

£10adults, £8 children.  Tickets available from the office.

Caribbean food on sale by El’Ellah Catering

 

Heroes Gala – Aston Villa – Sat 14th

 

Open DayTues 24th (1 – 4pm)

(Black Businesses invited to advertise themselves & their business)

This will be a fun & informative afternoon, and is open to the whole community to attend.  We hope it will raise awareness of the organisation/venue, and the assistance it can provide, plus develop community spirit by bringing people together to have fun and a good time.

Local organisations and voluntary groups will be there to give advice, information and answer any questions you may have.

Information will be available on volunteering/employment opportunities and much more.

The afternoon will include:

Some taster sessions for the community to take part in i.e.

  • Caribbean food tasting
  • Short salsa dancing sessions
  • Boxercise taster sessions
  • Health checks and much more

You will have the opportunity to see the facilities available at the BCA and find out what is happening.

 

BLS Course (Basic Life Support) for young people – Thurs 26th

Who: Year 6 students

Time: 6.00p.m – 7.00pm

Cost: Free of Charge (FOC)

*Refreshments will be available FOC however, we are happy to accept donations as we are a charitable organisation*

 

ESTUC Celebrations – Fri 27th (7.00pm – late)

Speakers include Eleanor Smith MP, the first Black MP in the Midlands plus free food and cash bar.

Organised by East Staffs TUC

 

 

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER

Black History Month – OCTOBER

Black History Display will be available for viewing throughout the month

 

NOVEMBER

Northern Soul meets Motown – Sat 4th (8.00pm – 1.00am)

£5.00 on the door

DJ’s ‘Tommo’ Thompson and the Wheels of Steel and the Northern Soul Legends Tour. KTF!

 

Blackbeard’s Party – Sat 18th (Price TBC)

Food on Sale
Everyone Welcome

 

DECEMBER

Christmas Fair – Date to be confirmed (10am-3pm)

 

Christmas Dinner / Dance – 9th (7.15pm – 3am, doors open 6.30pm)

On Saturday 9th December 2017 The B.C.A Community Centre will be holding this years’ Annual Charity Christmas Dinner & Dance.
The aim of this years event is to raise as much money as possible for the victims of Hurricane Irma who have lost everything that they own. £2.00 from every ticket sold will be sent to the Hurricane Irma disaster fund in the hope that it will help to provide much needed food and shelter.
Doors will open at the slightly earlier time of 6.30pm in time for the first course to be served at 7.15pm. we have a fantastic menu choice including Turkey, Beef, Fish and a wide range of desserts.
Tickets for the meal and after Party will be £25.00 per adult and £20.00 for children under the age of 14.
The cut off date for ticket purchases will be Friday 17th November 2017, and because we are limiting the numbers to 70 this year, it might be an idea to get yours sooner rather than later.

If you are having problems getting into the office please call me on 07970094828.

 

For the guests that just want to join us for the after party you can purchase tickets from the B.C.A Office for £5.00 or pay £8.00 on the door.
If you are having problems getting into the office please call me on 07970094828.