London’s Screen Archives enables Londoners see their past come alive on film. Managed by Film London, we are a unique network of historic film collections that cares for, collects and screens heritage film across the city. Together we preserve London’s rich film heritage from feature films to home movies, public information films, newsreels, and records of the capital’s many different industries.
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Notting Hill Carnival
Music, dancing and community characterise this short film from Notting Hill Carnival, 1976.
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Bands and banners; drinking and dancing; friends and fun. The Notting Hill Carnival has always been a vibrant affair and the 1976 edition was no different. This atmospheric film shows musicians and dance groups being enjoyed by a diverse range of Londoners on a sunny day. One band of note is the London All Stars Steel Band who are still going strong over 40 years later.
This film is from the collection of Kensington & Chelsea Local Studies, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.