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Notting Hill pensioners swap carnival for Eastbourne

25 August 2014 Last updated at 15:02 BST

With thousands of people thronging the streets of Notting Hill for the carnival a group of pensioners who live on the parade route are getting away from it all.

Kensington and Chelsea Council has paid for the frail and elderly to go to the seaside.

Josephine McDermott joins them in Eastbourne as they swap soundsystems for garden centres and bingo.