The annual Caribbean Carnival of Manchester returns on Saturday 11 August, with an Olympics theme. The two-day event takes place in Alexandra Park, on the Moss Side and Whalley Range border, and promises a parade with over 20 troupes, calypso, soca and reggae music, and Caribbean food such as jerk chicken, roti and curry from local providers. Following the carnival parade at midday on Saturday, each day features seven hours of entertainment on both the main stage and a youth stage.

Sat 11 Aug – Sun 12 Aug, Alexandra Park, off Alexandra Road, Tel: 0161 226 3117, 12pm – 8pm daily, FREE,

Sat 11 Aug
Chris Horkan
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Sat 11 Aug 2012