The Notting Hill Carnival
The Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. Every year the streets of West London come alive, with the sounds and smells of Europe's biggest street festival.
Twenty miles of vibrant colourful costumes surround over 40 static sound systems, hundreds of Caribbean food stalls and over 1 million Notting Hill carnival revellers.
Starting its life as a local festival set up by the West Indian community of the Notting Hill area, it has now become a full-blooded Caribbean carnival, attracting millions of visitors from all over the globe. With many astonishing floats and the sounds of the traditional steel drum bands, scores of massive sound systems plus not forgetting the hundreds of stalls that line the streets of Notting Hill.
The Notting Hill Carnival is arguably London's most exciting annual event.
Date: Sunday 26 to Monday 27 August 2018
Location: Notting Hill, Great Western Rd, London, W11 1BD »
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