Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event in August, over two days. It has continuously taken place since 1965. It is led by members of the Caribbean population, many of whom have lived in the area since the 1950s.

The carnival has attracted up to 1.5 million people in the past, putting it among the largest street festivals in Europe.

It normally takes place at the end of August, throughout the UK bank holiday.