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An estimated 30,000 people attended the Caribbean Carnival in Leicester yesterday and police say no arrests were made during the celebrations.
Leicester is currently bidding to become the UK's city of culture for 2017, and the city's annual Caribbean carnival is likely to give the judges something to think about.
Held today, the event is now a firmly established fixture for an estimated 20,000 spectators who join in the fun.
People in Leicester are being advised of disruption to public transport during the city’s 28th annual Caribbean Carnival which starts tomorrow, Saturday 3rd August.
The colourful event hosts participants from around the country and features caribbean dance troupes,food, music and exhibitions.
Buses will be removed from Charles Street and Haymarket from about 1:30pm to about 4:30pm, while London Road will be inaccessible between Mayfield Road roundabout and St Georges Way from about 12:30pm till 6pm.
The changes to the bus routes have been made by the council to ensure safety.
Buses will be diverted away from the carnival procession route, which runs from Victoria Park to the city centre
Leicester's hugely popular Caribbean Carnival starts tomorrow. Leicestershire Police are reminding carnival-goers to keep all their possessions safe. Last year, 15,000 people attended the event at Victoria Park.
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The 28th Leicester Caribbean Carnival takes place today between the city centre and Victoria Park.