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In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

Dancer at Notting Hill Carnival

A dancer gets ready to join the parade on the final day of this year's Notting Hill Carnival

A performer at the Notting Hill Carnival

Organisers said more than 50,000 performers were involved in Monday's event

Performer at the Notting Hill Carnival

Revellers flocked to the area to watch as a parade of 84 floats

Performer at the Notting Hill Carnival

The parade complete with flamboyantly-dressed performers, made its way through Notting Hill along a three-and-a-half-mile route

Performers at the Notting Hill Carnival

Police said the event had been largely trouble free

Dancer at Notting Hill Carnival in front of policeman

The police have spent 12 months preparing for the carnival and were using 11,000 police shifts to provide cover

Dancers at Notting Hill Carnival

The multi-cultural event is now in its 42nd year

A band performs on the streets

Bands are one of most well known features of the west London event

The Notting Hill Carnival

Police say more than 500,000 people attended the carnival on Monday

A performer at the Notting Hill Carnival

Performers have worked on the costumes and routines throughout the past year

Performers at Notting Hill Carnival

The carnival attracts the old and young alike




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