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In pictures: Preston Caribbean Carnival 2015

Posted on - 21st June, 2015 - 4:54pm | Author - | Posted in - City Centre, Events, News, Photos, Preston City Centre, Things To Do

Preston, UK. 21st June 2015. Thousands join in Preston’s Carib

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Thousands of partygoers have made their way through Preston’s streets for the annual carnival.

Preston Caribbean Carnival saw fantastic colours and costumes across the city.

Preston carnival has been taking place for over 40 years. It is the largest and longest running cultural celebration in Preston outside of the Preston Guild, attracting tens of thousands of visitors each year.

This Carnival is organised by a team of volunteers, who work throughout the year planning, organising, and running the event.

See if you can spot yourself in Paul Melling’s colourful photos here, and a few from Billy Matthews.

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And these from Ben Robinson taken on Preston Flag Market:

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Did you go to the carnival? Feel free to share your pictures in the comments below or adding them to the Preston Flickr group.

 

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