BBC Home
Explore the BBC

CBBC

Pictures

Last Updated: Monday August 27 2007 11:48 GMT

In pictures: Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival

The bank holiday weekend sees the Notting Hill Carnival take over a big chunk of London.

Notting Hill Carnival

More than a million people crowd the streets on Sunday and Monday, watching floats and processions go past.

Notting Hill Carnival

Sunday was Children's Day and it's thought around 250,000 people went to watch.

Notting Hill Carnival

The carnival features processions of brightly dressed calypso dancers shaking and stomping their way through the streets to the sound of blaring music.

Notting Hill Carnival

There is a huge police presence at the carnival to keep people safe. There are around 11,000 police shifts planned.

Notting Hill Carnival

The carnival has a theme this year - Set Them Free. It celebrates the 200th anniversary of Britain banning slaves.



BBC Homepage >> | CBBC Homepage >>

Meet the Team | Help | Contact Us | News sources | Privacy & Cookies Policy