2005 Video |>|
Watch my video of the 2005 parade here. You'll
including coverage of the Trini Carnival.
Player Classic: tired of bloated video players? I can recommend this free
Alternative: if you don't want to install Real Player, try this. It's a much-smaller
and more-friendly alternative which plays Real audio and video and doesn't take
over your system (6Mb).
Pack: install the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack (18Mb) and you'll be able to play
just about every video and audio format around. It also includes the player mentioned
VideoLan: another great
free player. Though not for playing online video.
Let me know what you think. Contact info is here.
Here are my black and white photos
of the 2004 parade.
It's Saturday 24 July 2004 and a colourful parade winds its way through Moss Side,
Hulme, Whalley Range and back to Alexandra Park. 'Empire' was the theme of this
There were two Caribbean carnivals in Manchester this year.
A few days before this one, the City Council Visitor Information Centre assured
me that there was most definitely NOT a Carnival happening in July!
Luckily I didn't believe them and later discovered the City
Council was sponsoring the other carnival which took place in August... But my
friend Kingsley was fuming because he didn't take time off work because of that
information and missed it.
Anyway, this is the Carnival I've been to before and, compared
to some of the other events that happen in Manchester, it's freshingly non-commercial
and lots of fun. Noisy too -- the microphone on my camera almost had a nervous
By following it around the whole route, I managed to shoot a
video and some black and white photos. Hope you enjoy.