A taste of New Orleans was brought to Waterlooville when hundreds of schoolchildren enjoyed a huge mardi gras.
The art project took place at Cowplain School where pupils from Berewood, Woodcroft, Hart Plain, Denmead and Padnell schools worked with staff creating masks, alcohol-free cocktails, danced and played samba drums.
They all threw themselves into the carnival spirit.
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Pictures by Chris Moorhouse.