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Carnival in Notting Hill

Notting Hill Carnival 2011  

     

  

Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. Every year the streets of West London come alive, with the sounds and smells of Europe’s biggest street festival. Twenty miles of vibrant colourful costumes surround over 40 static sound systems, hundreds of Caribbean food stalls, over 40,000 volunteers and over 1 million Notting Hill carnival revellers.thenottinghillcarnival.com

If you are in the area, today, you have another chance to experience the colors, tastes, sounds, and the unique atmosphere of the Notting Hill Carnival as it commences it’s last day of this year’s celebrations.

Photos from Mighty Elk, fabiolug, MrTee71, Abiola_Lapite, ace_jace, Kalexander2010, and hebazay.

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