In Photos: London Street Parties Through The Years

In Photos: London Street Parties Through The Years

One thing is for sure, London has always loved a good party — we've been throwing them as far back as we can remember. From VJ Day to Notting Hill Carnival, here are some snaps of the the city doing what it does best: having a damn good time.

Silver Jubilee street party. Cranbury Road, Fulham, 1977
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Debbie Juvenile, Vivienne Westwood and fans at a Silver Jubilee boat party, Thames, 1977
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VJ Day street party
Source Old London
Royal Wedding street party, Woodside Road, 1981
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WW1 Courtenay Road street party, 1918
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Silent Disco, Rockwell House, Shoreditch
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Street party, date unknown
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Mods dancing to Etta James' Mellow Fellow
Source Tony Schokman
VJ Day street party
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Disbrowe Road Silver Jubilee Street Party, June 1977
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Peckham closes for a street party
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Digby Crescent, Finsbury Park
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The Queen's 90th birthday party
Source Brent Toderian
Street Party, Greenwich
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Coronation day street party, 1953
Source Old London
Setting up a Jubilee street party in London
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Piccadilly Circus
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Motcomb Street party getting warmed up
Source Sophiemichell
Brixton Splash
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Belgravia
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West London street party
Source Sami Tamimi
Notting Hill Carnival
Source Jessicaannewoodley
Notting Hill Carnival
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Notting Hill Carnival
Source Natgeo
Notting Hill Carnival
Source Instagram
Notting Hill Carnival
Source Ted Baker
Source Camden Town London
VE Day street party, Wake street, Lambeth,1940s
Source Old London
HMS Belfast
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Broadway Market
Source Kiwisoph87
100 Club, 1950
Source Aucharbon
Leake Street Tunnel
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Last Updated 26 July 2017