Friday, 28 August 2015

Notting Hill Carnival - Britain's Biggest Street Party! Aug 30th-31st 2015

30th August 2015


An excellent start to the carnival festivities. A time to get dirty, adventurous or just to dress in a comical or carnivalesque outfit. Jouvert allows music lovers to jive along the streets to African drums or steel bands.
Procession starts and finishes at Canal way, Ladbroke Grove W14 next to the Sainsbury’s car park.
  • Time: 6am to 9am

Children’s Day

An exuberant Parade for Children as the whole carnival team put their extravagant costumes on show as they spin, whirl and twirl along the carnival route to the mesmeric rhythms supplied by numerous sound systems and sensational steel bands.
A number of fabulous acts can be seen and heard on the “World Music Stage” at the Powis Square venue. These acts will feature calypso and soca performances by the Association of British Calypsonians, Calypsonians from around the world. In addition to these acts, up and coming artists from other genres will be on show as well as various other performances.
A place of safety for both the collection of static sound systems and audiences alike. With 38 sound systems playing various music styles and breathtaking stage performances strategically dotted around the carnival footprint. Throughout the day, on almost every corner you can find tantalisingly tasty Caribbean food, drink and much more!
  • Time: 10am to 8:30pm

31st August 2015

Monday Parade/ Grand Finale

The Grand finale showcasing a sea of vibrant colours as 60 bands in magnificent costumes dance to the tantalising rhythms of the mobile sound systems or steel bands. Enjoy the magnificent continuation of vocals on the “World Music Stage” at Powis Square. Come and be entertained by UK Calypsonians, soca artist, visiting international artists and other emerging acts.
See how many of the 38 sound systems you can go and listen to as they entertain you with their numerous genres of music and different performances, all adding to the Carnival’s one of a kind atmosphere.
get a taste for the fantastically diverse attractions of food, tunes and other fun activities.

Time: 10am to 8:30pm