Jamaica's 50-year Independence

A look at events around the region celebrating 50 years of Jamaican independence.

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Festival in Birmingham to celebrate 50 years of Jamaica's Independence

Festival in Birmingham to celebrate 50 years of Jamaica's Independence Credit: ITV Central

Birmingham is hosting a free 5 day festival to celebrate 50 years of Jamaica's Independence.

From today visitors will get a chance to enjoy music and food from the Carribbean.

The event follows the arrival of Jamaica's athletes before the Olympics.

Jamaica athletes at Olympic ceremony Credit: PA Pictures

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