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Elimu is a Swahili word meaning 'Education' or 'Knowledge'.

Photograph of carnival dancers in silver costumes posing in front of a purple banner with 'Paddington Arts' depicted in silver lettering.

The Elimu Carnival Band grew out of the Elimu Youth and Community Centre in the Harrow Road, West London, and went on the road for the first time in 1980.

In 2001 they joined up with Paddington Arts, and are now known as Elimu Paddington Arts.