Leeds Carnival 2017: The ultimate photo gallery

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Leeds West Indian Carnival celebrated its 50th birthday today - and Chapeltown came alive.

Many of the thousands in the crowd believed the event was the busiest ever - thanks in some part to warm Caribbean-style weather. Here's our pick of the best photos by photographer Simon Hulme.

Sharlun Watkins in costume

Sharlun Watkins in costume

Mohammed Saddique, 88, wears medals won by his father Ghulam Hassan during naval service in both world wars. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

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