The Best of Notting Hill Carnival

Planning a trip to Europe's biggest street party? Notting Hill Carnival weekend is one of the highlights of the London calendar. On the August bank holiday weekend, expect twenty miles of street dancing, wonderful costumes and over 40 street sound systems. The carnival can be very busy at times so stay one step ahead and seek out the best bars and events to make your festival experience go off with a bang.

Looking for more? Check out our guide to 2022's Sound Systems right here.

Last updated on 14th October 2021

Form Wapping and Vauxhall to Brixton, Shabba Party are providing you with Carnival sounds and Caribbean food this August bank holiday weekend. While the actual event might not be taking place, you can still get your fix of rum cocktails and fabulously costumed dancers here.