A complete guide to the Notting Hill Carnival: Everything you need to know about what is happening.
The Notting Hill Carnival returns this Bank Holiday Weekend for the first time in three years.
Taking place on the streets of West London for decades, the carnival is one of the biggest and most electrifying outdoor events in the world.
This year BBC London has put together a guide to this year’s carnival, with some top tips for the big weekend.
Notting Hill Carnival
After a two-year hiatus, it was certainly worth the wait!— Notting Hill Carnival (@NHCarnivalLDN) August 28, 2022
Thank you to everyone who attended, participated, volunteered or joined us via livestream. Day One of carnival has been fantastic!
Get home safe and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow! #NHCarnicalisback
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Dark shadow of Grenfell looms over carnival: Notting Hill revellers pause the party to stand in silence for 72 seconds and remember the 72 lives lost in 2017 tragedy#Grenfell #NottingHillCarnival https://t.co/xPDptwdEqi— 🌊Danielle Vol🌊 (@CuriosityGuide) August 28, 2022
After a two year hiatus, Notting Hill Carnival returns to London in August 2022 with a parade, food stalls and steel bands.
Notting Hill Carnival was first held in 1966 and attracts hundreds of thousands of people to London.
Notting Hill Carnival 2022 features the UK’s biggest steel pan competition, the Children’s Parade, the Traditional Parade, Live Stages, and more than 300 stalls selling food and drink from around the world.
Public transport is the best way to travel to Notting Hill Carnival in west London, as many road closures take place during the festival.
Notting Hill Carnival is a very popular and busy event. We recommend you take a reusable bottle of water with you, wear a hat and put on sunscreen before attending.
The biggest street party in London returns in August 2022 after a two-year hiatus. Since 1966, Notting Hill Carnival has drawn thousands of people to London. Since many roads are closed during Notting Hill Carnival in west London, public transport is the best way to travel there.