Family Domino Charity Funday
“Bringing People Together”
Passing the Baton Festival organisers will launch a series of regional “Family Domino Charity Fun”, aimed at ” Bringing People Together” to Inspire Peaceful, Caring & Enterprising Neighbourhoods at Veranda Restaurant & Art Gallery, 30 Lane, Brixton Lambeth SW2, on Wednesday 4th April 2012, 7pm. Family Domino Charity Fun will also take place in Enfield, Brent, Hackney, Harrow and locations across Birmingham.
The inaugural “Family Domino Charity Funday” in association with Lambeth Enterprise will take place in Brixton on Saturday 21st April 2012, featuring mixed doubles, maestro, youth champions and “Learn how to play and improve your game” sessions. Funds will be donated to RAFFA Windrush International Development Scholarship Scheme.
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Jamaica defeated England by 250-217, at the first ever IDF World Domino Championships, Oceana Hotel, Kingston, Jamaica, 18th April 1993. The Trophy was presented to the Jamaica Captain, Errol West by the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Dr Paul Robertson. Players from London, Birmingham, Sheffield, Bristol and Manchester combined under the auspices of the British Domino League to challenge teams from Bahamas, Canada, Cayman Islands and USA. Between 1993-1998, IDF, organised Conferences, Festivals, Tournaments and Product launches in England, Cuba, Jamaica, Singapore and USA. The organisation featured in numerous radio and television programmes including Radio 4, (with the late Robert Robinson who visited Cosmopolitan Sports Club, Wandsworth), Channel 4, ITV, Channel One Cable TV and Domino Sports Network on BVTV.