VIDEO:Hundreds celebrate Royal Wedding at Portersfield Road street party in Norwich

Hundreds of people celebrated the Royal Wedding with a street party in a Norwich street.

Residents all brought food and drink to the event at Portersfield Road, near Unthank Road.

The party, which started at 3pm, included fancy dress, a tombola prize draw, a best-dressed hat contest, and a host of musical performers ranging from a Samba band to performances from the Norwich Community Choir.

The event, which was organised by Nicola Sore and her partner Duncan Johnson also aimed to raise funds for four charities including Nelson's Journey, Help for Heroes, Willing and Able, and the Norfolk Community Foundation.

Miss Sore said planning had started last November, but the last week had seen a sudden rush of people keen to get involved.

'It's been absolutely fantastic,' she said. 'It's a carnival atmosphere. As soon as I knew there was going to be a Royal Wedding I wanted to do it. Street parties are a tradition that have died out, but there are lots of people here and I intend to do another one next year for the Diamond Jubilee!'

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