Plaque   

Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Claudia Jones & Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Erection date: 26/8/2011

Inscription

Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien, 1919 - 2002. Through her vision and spirit the Notting Hill Street Festival was conceived in 1965. It later evolved into Notting Hill Carnival.
Nubian Jak Community Trust
Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea

Unveiled during the Notting Hill Carnival, 2011.

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.

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Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Subjects commemorated Information

Notting Hill Carnival

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

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Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Lived most of her life in and around West London.  After WW2 the housing cond...

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Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Created by Information

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The borough was formed in 1965 by the merging of the separate former boroughs...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Rhaune Laslett-O'Brien

Also at this site Information

Claudia Jones

Unveiled during the Notting Hill Carnival, 2008.

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