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Music Fund for Cuba fundraising concert

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Thursday, 17 December 2009

Saturday 6 February 2010, 8-11.30pm featuring live Latin band
"CUBANIA" Bar The Theatre, Leytonstone Library, Church Lane E11 1HG

Leytonstone tube 100 metres Tickets £8 adv/ £10 read more

Kirsty MacColl justice campaign suspended

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Monday, 14 December 2009

The family of Kirsty MacColl, in whose memory the Music Fund for Cuba was established have suspended their Justice for Kirsty campaign. A full report read more

Giselys Campos Gonzalez is 22 years old and has been dancing with Ballet Santiago for four years Shoes make a difference for Santiago's ballet dancers

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Tuesday, 24 November 2009

Candy Costa Aguilera, dancer, teacher and choreographer for Ballet Santiago holds up a worn-out, threadbare pair of ballet shoes: ‘this is what the read more

Live music at the Bristol weekend Bristol fundraising weekend raises 450

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Wednesday, 28 October 2009

A fundraising weekend at Bristol’s El Rincon Restaurant in August raised £450 towards the Music Fund for Cuba.Over the weekend the Spanish restaurant and bar read more

Forth plinth art installation entertains crowds

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Tuesday, 8 September 2009


Art, politics, music and dancing combined to take raise awareness of the Music Fund for Cuba with a whole new audience on Monday night.
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Cuban band live in Trafalgar Square on 7 September

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Monday, 7 September 2009

Come to Trafalgar Square tonight (Monday 7 September) from 8-9pm to support the Music Fund for Cuba which will be publicised on the 4th plinth read more

Bristol fundraising weekend

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Monday, 3 August 2009

Bristol’s inimitable little slice of Spain, El Rincon restaurant, goes all Cuban for the weekend of August 7-9th 2009, to raise money for the Music read more

Neil, Alan and Tommy with Peruvian May Day delegates after finishing the cycle challenge in Havana 2008 Fauldhouse hosts glamorous film premiere

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Tuesday, 21 July 2009

Fauldhouse Miner’s Welfare was the unusual venue last week for the world premiere of a new documentary film. “Half the World Away – read more

Carlos Acosta will feature in the Havana shows Royal Ballet pirouettes into Cuba

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Monday, 13 July 2009

The UK's Royal Ballet has arrived in Havana for its first visit to Cuba.
It is putting on five days of shows, featuring the company's read more

Los Van Van playing at the Barbican on Sunday 28 June VIP Fundraising Reception and Concert

credit: Part of the Cuba50 celebrations | by: Natasha Hickman | on: Tuesday, 23 June 2009

A special charity fundraising evening in aid of the Music Fund for Cuba at the Barbican Centre, London Sunday 28 June
5.30-7pm: VIP reception with read more

Fundraising gig in Manchester

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Tuesday, 2 June 2009

Manchester Cuba Solidarity Campaign fundraising gig for the Music Fund for Cuba in memory of Heidi Johnson. Thursday 18 June, 7pm Lloyds Hotel, Wilbraham read more

Miramar theatre and the people who use it

by: Natasha Hickman | on: Sunday, 22 March 2009

The somewhat neglected looking exterior of Teatro Miramar, with it’s peeling paintwork and sign with missing letters bears witness to years of neglect due read more