Past Events, Projects and Celebrations


International Easter Club

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme provides free holiday activities for disadvantaged children. We will be running this event again during the summer, so keep an eye out! International Easter Club The International Easter Club project was carried out in partnership with iCan Health & Fitness as a part of the


Mini Culture Bazaar

Mini Culture Bazaar The relationship between University of Cumbria and Multicultural Cumbria is forging closer links between the county’s diverse communities and the institution’s staff and students across its campuses. We worked together to create the first ever Mini Culture Bazaar on 10th February 2020. This event kick-started celebrations running up to


Same Storm Different Boats

CDEC led a group of organisations within the Same Storm, Different Boats project to bring to the fore and to support black, brown, minority ethnic, migrant and refugee people in Cumbria. The aim was to support these groups of people through the COVID crisis by pooling skills and experience harboured within the different organisations.


International Women’s Day

International Women's Day International Women's Day is celebrated globally on 8th March each year. This celebration is to recognize the economic, cultural and political achievements women have made as well as help to make further steps towards women's equality.For more information on International Women's Day, click HERE What we did


International Men’s Day

International Men's Day is celebrated, globally, on 19th November. This celebration is to recognize the positive value that men bring to the world, their families and their communities.For more information on International Men's Day Click HERE The day also focuses on men's health, improving gender relations, highlighting male role models and promoting positive expressions


Dance Carousel

Dance Carousel started in 2019. It has been a women-only class sharing International dances around the world. It spawned to encourage fitness, well being, social interaction and engagement of cultures in a safe and friendly environment.