The Guide to Notting Hill Carnival 2014

  • Notting Hill Carnival 2014 August 24th and 25th 2014


The Notting Hill Carnival on 24th and 25th August 2014  is the largest free event in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival Parade crawls through the heart of Notting Hill while over 40 music stages play out music to over 1 million people. There are also hundreds of Caribbean food stalls, improvised performances and cultural delights with thousands of toilets and police to keep the good Notting Hill Carnival vibes…

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How to get here

There are a number of parking restrictions and road closures so the best way to travel to Notting Hill Carnival is by public transport. Allow yourself extra time for your journey due to crowds and closed tube stations.

Over the years the Northern entrances and exits have been the busiest, especially around the…

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Entertainment includes the extravagantly colourful Notting Hill Carnival parade, filled with feathered costumed dancers moving to the sounds of steel bands, hip-hop beats, reggae favourites and modern dance hits, all blasting out through the streets courtesy of some serious sound systems…

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Notting Hill Carnival has taken place on the Sunday and Monday of the August bank holiday since 1965. It was originally led by members of the West Indian migrant community in London, in particular those from Trinidad and Tobago (Trinis). The first Notting Hill Carnival took place in 1959 in St. Pancras Town Hall….

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