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).

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

This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Leslie Palmer

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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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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
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

Russell Henderson

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

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