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Notting Hill Carnival History: How Race Riots Inspired London’s Caribbean Carnival, Chloe-Rose Crabtree
August 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Notting Hill Carnival is London’s biggest street party, with costumed revellers and steel bands bringing the city to life in a colourful celebration of West Indian culture. In sharp contrast to its euphoric atmosphere, Carnival’s origins lie in race riots that saw the newly arrived immigrant population attacked by white nationalists.