Luton International Carnival is a large carnival in Luton, Bedfordshire.
Usually taking place on the late May bank holiday Monday every year and attended by over 150,000 - 200,000 people each year, the procession starts at Wardown Park in Luton before making its way down New Bedford Road, around the Town Centre via St George's Square, and back down New Bedford Road to finish up back in Wardown Park.
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... The first carnival in Luton was in 1976 on a far much smaller scale than today, as a modest Victorian street fair as part of the Borough Council's centenary celebrations ... The carnival developed and evolved over the years and in 1998 the Luton Carnival acquired 'international status', receiving the largest single lottery award for carnival development ... mark the beginning of the new millennium, Luton celebrated with an expanded three-day event with more than 140,000 revelers taking to the streets for the massive international event ...
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