Philmore "Boots" Davidson

Allan "Capitan" Thornhill1981/1981

Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

Boots alongside Carlton "Zigilee" Constantine was a pioneer of the Steel Pan in Trinidad. Boots arrived in Britain as a member of the Trinidad All-Steel Percussion Orchestra (TASPO) to perform at the 1951 Festival of Britain. He and fellow band member Sterling Betancourt decided to stay on in Britain after the tour.


  • Title: Philmore "Boots" Davidson
  • Creator: Allan "Capitan" Thornhill
  • Date Created: 1981/1981
  • Location Created: London, United Kingdom
  • Type: Photograph
  • Rights: Carnival: A Photographic and Testimonial History of the Notting Hill Carnival

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