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In Pictures: 40 years of carnival

The 1968 carnival

St Pauls Carnival in Bristol has been running since 1967, with a break in 2006.

The 1974 event

By the 1970s, the event, which celebrates the African and Caribbean community, was growing in its popularity.

The 1996 event

And in the 1990s bands and dancing took centre stage.

The 2000 event

The parades, including this one from 2000, have always been colourful events.

The 2003 event

Now more than 1,000 people take part in what has become an annual street party.

The 2003 event

Organisers said the event attracts about 40,000 people a year.




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