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In Pictures: Clowning around in honour of great entertainer

Clowns International’s annual Joseph Grimaldi memorial service took place in London.

People in fancy dress came from all over to celebrate the life of Joseph Grimaldi, the man credited with creating the modern-day clown.

Clowns attend the Clowns International annual Joseph Grimaldi memorial service at All Saints Church in Hackney, London.

Here are some of the most entertaining pictures:

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