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Memorial

Leslie Palmer Russell Henderson and Leslie Palmer

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Leslie Palmer

Erection date: 24/8/2012

Inscription

Leslie Palmer, 1943, pioneered the template for the modern Notting Hill Carnival. Helped transform a local community carnival into a nationally recognised event.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Kensington & Chelsea TMO
UK Centre for Carnival Arts

Site: Russell Henderson and Leslie Palmer (2 memorials)

W10, Tavistock Road, 69 & 70

The Henderson plaque is at number 69, (the yellow building on the left of the photograph) and Palmer's plaque is at number 70 (the building on the right).

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Leslie Palmer

Information Subjects commemorated

Notting Hill Carnival

It seems that the roots of the Notting Hill Carnival are in dispute since bot...

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Leslie Palmer

Director of the Notting Hill Carnival from 1973-1975. He played a key part in...

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Leslie Palmer

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Kensington & Chelsea TMO

Tenant management organisation for the London Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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UK Centre for Carnival Arts

An organisation based in Luton and dedicated to carnival arts.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Leslie Palmer

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Russell Henderson

A 'pan artist' plays the traditional West Indian steel drums.

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