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Chapeltown Road, day of the Leeds West Indian Carnival


Subject ID:
20131118_174781
Location:
Chapeltown
Subject Year:
1980
Copyright:
C.E. Shaw
Class number:
LEO 7551
Chapeltown Road, day of the Leeds West Indian Carnival
Description:
25th August 1980. Crowds are gathered in Chapeltown Road on August Bank Holiday Monday, (25th August, 1980) to view the procession of the thirteenth West Indian Carnival to be held in Leeds since its beginnings in 1967. A group of youngsters have claimed a higher vantage point on top of a bus shelter. The procession was to leave Potternewton Park at 2pm to follow a route along Harehills Lane, Roundhay Road, Barrack Road, Chapeltown Road and Harehills Avenue before entering the park again for the judging of the elaborate and colourful costumes of the troupes and individuals, and of the steel bands. In the background are shops and businesses in Chapeltown Road, including Dispensing Chemist, D.A. Taylor, addressed as New Savile Parade, 139 Chapeltown Road, and Warsaw Stores, Delicatessen and Barbecue at number 151 Chapeltown Road. On carnival day the Polish Warsaw Stores did a brisk trade in salami, ice cream, crips and cool beers.

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