Photographs from 'New Society' magazine
The pioneering weekly publication New Society was founded in 1962 and continued as an independent magazine until 1988. Focusing on everyday people from all corners of modern Britain, it carried articles on education, sociology, politics, economics and human geography.
Notting Hill Carnival: the early years
In January 1959, a ‘Caribbean Carnival’ took place in St Pancras town hall, London. It was the precursor to the Notting Hill carnival, which has taken place every August bank holiday in west London for the past 50 years. Here, we take a look at the carnival in its earlier years