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The 33 photos you'll only understand if you love the Leeds West Indian Carnival

It celebrates heritage and togetherness in a riot of colour.

The Leeds West Indian Carnival has become eagerly awaited event on the city's summer entertainment calendar for more than 50 years. And these photos from down the years showcase the colour and vibrancy of the occasion which now attracts more than 100,000 people. Can you spot yourself from back in the day? READ MORE: This is why the 2018 Leeds West Indian Carnival was delayed

The first ever Leeds West Indian Carnival queen Vicky Cielto.

1. August 1967

The first ever Leeds West Indian Carnival queen Vicky Cielto.
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Led by their Carnival Queen, Movva Pinnock, 19, from Huddersfield, the parade procession makes its way down Chapeltown Road.

2. August 1973

Led by their Carnival Queen, Movva Pinnock, 19, from Huddersfield, the parade procession makes its way down Chapeltown Road.
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The Leeds West Indian Carnival in full flow.

3. August 1977

The Leeds West Indian Carnival in full flow.
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Do you go dutring the 1980s?

4. August 1980

Do you go dutring the 1980s?
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