Commemorating 60 years of Jamaica’s independence, rum brand Wray & Nephew announces it will be an official partner at this year’s Notting Hill Carnival, taking place August 28th. The first-ever “Wray stage” at Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park is set to deliver an unforgettable music experience as the festival returns after a three-year break.
Wray & Nephew will curate a selection of top artists and DJs, all serving up a dose of sound system culture and sunshine sounds. Expect the stage to reflect the island’s powerful contribution to music over the decades; from reggae, ska and dancehall, through to its influence on British genres such as lovers’ rock, jungle, rap, garage and grime, ensuring there are sounds and beats for every Carnival-goer to enjoy.
Carnival-goers will be able to sip on an authentic Jamaican Wray Rum Punch whilst enjoying the brand’s line-up of leading-edge musical talent.
Matthew Phillip, CEO of Notting Hill Carnival Ltd, comments: “Through its own history and culture, Wray & Nephew Rum has always felt part of the Notting Hill Carnival and so we’re delighted to have them as an official partner as they celebrate 60 years of Jamaica. Their presence at the Emslie Horniman Pleasance Park stage will certainly capture what Carnival is all about – music, celebration, and community”