Festival goers showcase their costumes at Queen’s Park extravaganza

Hundreds of festival-goers descended on Queens Park Community School for its annual carnival on Saturday.

Youngsters took part in a colourful parade showcasing costumes made by Harlesden costume designers, Mahogany.

Fitter pupils took part in a 5k fun run around surrounding streets in the hope to raise �5,000.

Steve Cripps, deputy headteacher, said: “It was tremendous. We are a community school and this is a good way to bring the community together.

“There were lots of stalls including food from Spice Caravan whose cooks were trained here.

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“It is also an opportunity to celebrate what we have achieved throughout the school year. I would like to thank English teacher, Alison Hook and parents Diane Thomas and Susan Kennedy who organised the whole event.”

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