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NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL RIOT LONDON 1970's ENGLAND

Notting Hill, London 1976. The Notting Hill Carnival started as a low key local Caribbean community event. By 1976 as many as 150,000 people were attending. Violence erupted and running skirmishes developed that led to a full scale riot. Bricks and bottles were thrown, by both black and white youths; the police were woefully unprepared and defended themselves with amongst other things dustbin lids. 160 people were hospitalised, there were over 60 arrests. 1970s UK.
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Notting Hill Carnival Riots 1970s England
Notting Hill, London 1976. The Notting Hill Carnival started as a low key local Caribbean community event. By 1976 as many as 150,000 people were attending. Violence erupted and running skirmishes developed that led to a full scale riot. Bricks and bottles were thrown, by both black and white youths; the police were woefully unprepared and defended themselves with amongst other things dustbin lids. 160 people were hospitalised, there were over 60 arrests. 1970s UK.

Filename: NOTTING HILL RIOTS POLICE UNDER ATTACK 1970S BRITAIN .jpg
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From gallery: NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL RIOT LONDON 1970's ENGLAND
Source: Homer Sykes
Date: 1 Jan 1976
Location: Notting Hill Greater London UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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  • Notting Hill
  • London England
  • Notting Hill Carnival
  • Riot
  • Rioting
  • Black British Community
  • Multi Ethnic
  • Ethnicity
  • Ethnic
  • Teens
  • Teenagers
  • Teenage
  • Boys
  • People
  • Person
  • Large Group
  • Rioting
  • Throwing Missiles
  • Black British
  • POC
  • 1976
  • 1970-1979
  • UK
  • Archival
  • Archive Stock
  • Social History
  • Annual Event
  • Arts Culture and Entertainment
  • Police Force
  • Truncheon Drawn

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