Thousands of people are celebrating as St Paul's carnival gets into full swing.
The one day festival celebrates all things carribbean - from jerk chicken to reggae - and draws in crowds from all over our region.
Today's party started with a bang - as hundreds of schoolchildren paraded around Portland Square as Francesca Carpenter reports:
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