A bit of history: Notting Hill carnival

The “Notting Hill Carnival” is an annual event, which takes place every August Bank Holiday on (Sunday and Monday) Historically Sunday is known as kids day and Monday as Adults day.


Notting Hill Carnival is organised and led by members of the British West Indian Community and attracts around one million people annually this makes it one of the worlds largest street carnivals and a significant event in the Black British Community. In 2006 it was voted onto the list of icons of England.