NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL  Coloured fabrics & vibrant music. The largest street festival in Europe (first in1964) as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their cultures.  August Bank Holiday, the carnival is an amazing array of sounds, sights & social solidarity. The Caribbean carnivals of the early 19th century were about celebrating the abolition of the slave trade.  The costumes mimic the European fashions of their former masters - the tradition continues in today’s…

Go: Notting Hill Carnival 2014

NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL Coloured fabrics & vibrant music. The largest street festival in Europe (first in1964) as a way for Afro-Caribbean communities to celebrate their cultures. August Bank Holiday, the carnival is an amazing array of sounds, sights & social solidarity. The Caribbean carnivals of the early 19th century were about celebrating the abolition of the slave trade. The costumes mimic the European fashions of their former masters - the tradition continues in today’s…

I like this because it has a lot of interesting shapes and colours

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Group of teenagers sitting and standing on a wall, Notting Hill Carnival London, 1975

Notting Hill Carnival: the early years

Group of teenagers sitting and standing on a wall, Notting Hill Carnival London, 1975

Notting Hill Carnival. Notting hill carnival is a fantastic annual event that takes place over 2 days in London at the end of August....summer needs to hurry up!

Notting Hill Carnival. Notting hill carnival is a fantastic annual event that takes place over 2 days in London at the end of August....summer needs to hurry up!

Been most years and plan to continue going, was taken as a child and will take my children one day, when they come along. Bucket list tick

August Bank Holiday Weekend in London

Been most years and plan to continue going, was taken as a child and will take my children one day, when they come along. Bucket list tick

Only happens in August, but EPIC! Notting Hill Carnival London in London, Greater London

Only happens in August, but EPIC! Notting Hill Carnival London in London, Greater London

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