Carnival Arts Weekender

  • Islington Arts Factory
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  •   Latino
  •   Under 15's must be accompanied with an adult
  •   Something A Little Different, Festival and Fun Time Partying
  •   This event has taken place.
  •   16:00 - 19:00
  •   Tickets from £49.46

A weekend of combined art activities that provides a unique opportunity to get creative and take part in the Notting Hill Carnival Parade. On Saturday 27th participants are introduced to the history of Europe's largest street festival by actors dressed in Caribbean carnival costumes reciting short character monologues. Easel's, boards, materials refreshments are provided for the costumed life drawing workshop. Actors recite short monologues between each pose during a friendly untutored drawing session designed for all abilities. Participants can develop their skills during a mixture of short, medium and long poses. During Saturday's art session guests can also choose an outfit or headdress for Sunday's carnival parade. 

Returning on the Sunday morning, guests depart from Islington Arts Factory between 08.30hrs and 09.00hrs for a unique opportunity to participate in the Family Day performance celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Notting Hill Carnival. Package includes: costume hire, transport via double decker bus from Islington Arts Factory to and from Notting Hill Parade; security wristbands, all day private Route Master access to relax, have fun and Masquerade!     

Carnival Music : Caribbean soca (soul and calypso), Afro-luso, Afro-beats

This activity would suit those who want to discover more about the history and traditions of masquerading yet want to avoid negotiating crowds.


Ticket Event time Cost Restriction

Carnival Arts Weekend

- £74.46

Carnival Arts Weekend

- £49.46



2 Parkhurst Road N7 0SF

Nearest Station

Caledonian Road (Tube)

2 Parkhurst Road N7 0SF


Glorious Backstage Arts
Glorious Backstage Arts has been developing combined arts projects and participating in the Notting Hill Carnival Parade since 1998. For more information about our work please visit the website


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Carnival Arts Weekender