Leslie Palmer MBE

Aged 78

Leslie Stephen "Teacher" Palmer, MBE (born 21 August 1943) is a Trinidadian community activist, writer and teacher, who migrated in the 1960s to the UK, where he became involved in music and the arts in West London. He is credited with developing a successful template for the Notting Hill Carnival, of which he was director from 1973 to 1975, during which time he "completely revolutionised the event and transformed its structure and content almost beyond recognition." He is also known by the name of "The Wounded Soldier" as a kaisonian.

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Leslie Palmer 1943 Pioneered the template for the modern Notting Hill Carnival, Helped transform a local community carnival into a nationally recognised event.

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