About us

United Colours of Mas is a multi-award winning authentic Caribbean carnival band. With over 700+ premium carnival costumes designed & individually made in London


Originally launched in 2007 with the birth name Bacchanal Mas, We hit the road at Notting Hill Carnival as UCOM for the first time in 2012.

UCOM now combines  Socaholic UK, Amorous Mas London and SocaMania to form UCOM Carnival & Associates and will be joined on the road followed by Hype Mas. 

Art Direction

The band’s Creative Director, Paul O’Donoghue is an award winning international designer and has been in the business of costume design and making mas for over 20 years.

The band continuously strives to be original and ground-breaking, at the same time paying respect to the traditions of carnival by creating mas with meaning and costumes that tell a story.


Uniquely, UCOM has a mas camp that is active year round and in the run up to carnival, the doors to the workshop are open to anyone interested in learning about carnival arts and the craft of making mas.

Just drop in, get involved and keep the carnival rituals alive.

At Notting Hill Carnival, UCOM offers an unrivalled, premium two day carnival experience and is all inclusive in every sense, welcoming people into their carnival family from all walks of life and from all over the world, regardless of race, nationality and sexuality.

The band is constantly innovating, improving it’s product and service to stay ahead of the rest and being on the road with UCOM you can expect the show-stopping costumes that they are renowned for and much more.

The total package


  • Made to measure carnival costume
  • High quality customer service experience
  • Dedicated team
  • Exclusive goodie bag inc reusable drinks cup
  • Premium unlimited refreshments
  • Breakfast, hot lunch & light snacks
  • Roaming photographers & videographers
  • Complimentary Jouvert package for Carnival Sunday


  • 3 x 45ft floats
  • Resident DJs & international DJs playing the best in Soca from all Caribbean islands
  • Roped off band with top security, stewards, first aiders and customer service reps
  • Mobile Restrooms
  • Exclusive access to post-carnival season “Thank You” party
  • Open to 18+ adults only
  • Carnival experience with authentic vibes