• OUR STORY

    Cabasa is a carnival arts organisation which brings all people together to create big, bold and beautiful outdoor events that capture the joy of being part of a community. We want to see a world in which everyone has access to creative opportunities through Carnival. Based in Tameside (UK), Cabasa has been delivering high-quality Carnival creations in the North-West and beyond for the past 10 years.

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  • Tameside Winter Carnival

    BRING YOUR LIGHT

    Cabasa are producing the Tameside Winter Carnival parade this year. A community procession bringing light to Tameside this winter

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    BRING YOUR LIGHT
  • EMPOWERING BODY PAINT

    ENDOMORPHOSIS

    In March 2022 we brought together a group of 12 incredible women with Endometriosis and 8 local artists as part of Endometriosis Awareness Month. In these collaborative sessions participants shared their experiences and explored how body painting could best represent them and their stories.

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    ENDOMORPHOSIS
  • FLAGS FOR HOPE

    We teamed up with the fabulous Sonder Radio, delivering creative writing and storytelling workshops in 3 local Care Homes in Tameside, connecting with elder members of our community, gather stories, ideas, and images around the theme of ‘hope’.

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    FLAGS FOR HOPE
  • EMPOWERING BODY PAINT

    METAMORPHOSIS


    Discover our online resource for our ongoing research and development into body painting. From studying the art form across the globe from its ancient roots and modern cultural forms, to how the body painting can become a tool for wellbeing and empowerment.

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    METAMORPHOSIS

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WE HAVE A RANGE OF EXPERIENCES FOR HIRE

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Small Is Beautiful

Small Is Beautiful

Our kaleidoscope of butterflies are a perfect edition to any event or festival we have a collection of marvellous Menelaus Blue Morphos and a now whole rainbow of butterflies in our collection to have fun with.

Giant Butterfly Hire

Giant Butterfly Hire

Our amazing kaleidoscope of giant butterflies will add colour to any event. Perfect for parades, Carnivals and festivals, our butterflies will wow audiences.

The Great Garden Carnival

The Great Garden Carnival

Hire our Great Garden Carnival extravaganza, including large flower dresses, big structures, butterflies and bands.

BOOK A WORKSHOP

WE DELIVER WORKSHOPS IN MANY DIFFERENT PROCESSES

BESPOKE DESIGN

HANDMADE - HAND PAINTED