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Notting Hill carnival: fun things to do with the kids in summer


Notting Hill Carnival © Micha Theiner/City AM/Rex Features

Notting Hill Carnival –London, 29th-30th August

The world-famousNotting Hill Carnival in London is a family outing not to be missed. Each year on what is usually a sunny August Bank Holiday, the carnival antics make up 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 1million Notting Hill Carnival revellers.


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