Monday, August 31, 2009

Today in London: Notting Hill Carnival

You can visit this site and learn British History through stamps.
  • The Notting Hill Carnival is held every year in August in Notting Hill in London
  • The Carnival began in 1959 in St Pancras Town Hall and moved to Notting Hill in 1965
  • In 1958 the the first widespread racial attacks in the UK had occurred in Notting Hill
  • The Carnival was started as a response to these riots
  • At first the Carnival was a Notting Hill event but it has since become more of a Caribbean event
  • Much of the Caribbean population in the area have lived there since the 1950s
  • The carnival attracts large numbers of people every year
  • In 2000 1.5 million people attended
  • The Notting Hill stamps were issued in August 1998

Sunday, August 30, 2009

Mafalda's statue

From today, Mafalda's statue is in front of 'her house' in Buenos Aires.

Thursday, August 27, 2009

Dinosaurs song

Monday, August 17, 2009

Weather song

Where is... ?

Thursday, August 6, 2009

Poster yourself

Do you want to create a poster? Your photos, your favourite videos and songs in a poster!
Try this:

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Are you a true Hannah Montana fan?

Learn English by watching videos of your favourite singers :