Plaque: Claudia Jones
Erection date: 22/8/2008
Claudia Jones, 1915 - 1964, mother of Caribbean Carnival in Britain, organised an annual carnival from January 1959 as a community response to the 1958 August Bank Holiday Notting Hill riots.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea
Unveiled during the Notting Hill Carnival, 2008.
Site: Claudia Jones & Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien (2 memorials)
W10, Portobello Road / Tavistock Sq
Our photo shows the Jones plaque on the north side of this pedestrianised road. The O'Brien plaque faces it on the south side.