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Notting Hill Carnival

  • Parade in progress Parade in progress
  • Happy day... Happy day...
  • Enjoying merry time Enjoying merry time
  • One of the many drum bands One of the many drum bands
  • Elgin celebrating Elgin celebrating
  • Ladbroke Grove Ladbroke Grove
  • Parade participant Parade participant
  • Ladbroke Grove Ladbroke Grove
  • Ladbroke Grove Ladbroke Grove

Since 1966, Notting Hill becomes alive during the August Bank Holiday with the largest Street Carnival in Europe.  The Carnival, which used to showcase the Afro-Caribbean community primarily, now represents a wealth of other nationalities including those from South America, Afghanistan, Kurdistan and the Philippines.
The Carnival is over two days; Sundays are for children and Mondays for Adults, although many youngsters participate.  Hundreds of Thousands visitors from all over the World attend the festivities.
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Dates August Bank Holidays
Locations Notting Hill
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