The Leeds West Indian Carnival is a celebration of a peoples culture, history, achievements and togetherness.
Over the past years The Leeds West Indian Carnival has become one of most popular annual events in Europe.
In 2007 Leeds West Indian Carnival celebrated it's 40th Anniversary. Many people gave congratulations on this grand occassion and others gave testimonies of their experiences of carnival over the years.
We were also fortunate that among us are people who have studied the origins of carnival and were able to share with us this knowledge. for more information visit http://www.leedscarnival.co.uk
Map of Carnival Route
The Procession will depart from Potternewton Park,
Harehills Avenue at approximately 2.15p.m.
It will normally last
approximately 3 hours and takes the following route:
• Out of park, left onto Harehills Ave, at the traffic lights.
• Turn Right onto Harehills Lane
• Turn Right at the Traffic lights junction onto
• Down Roundhay Road past the Esso Petrol station
• Bear Right onto Barrack Road
• Bear Right onto Chapeltown Road, up to
• Turn right at Cantor's Fish shop back onto
• Proceed down Harehills Avenue back to