Notting Hill Carnival

This Is The 'Truth' About The Notting Hill Carnival

Grant Feller | Posted 25.01.2017 | UK
Grant Feller

This is the 'hidden' agenda that lies behind the race to knock Carnival off the streets on which it was born and into some soulless central London park. Another nail in the coffin for the capital city's rich tapestry of working class and immigrant-led heritage. Let them eat plantains, just not on my newly-painted doorstep.

Notting Hill Carnival Is A Vital Celebration Of Black Culture - Let's Keep It That Way

Checan Laromani | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK
Checan Laromani

The fact that Notting Hill is always measured by its crime rate in the first place is evidence of the biased and discriminatory way in which black culture's value is measured in the UK. Not Glastonbury, or no other public event of such standing gets judged in the same manner.

Notting Hill Carnival Could Result In 'Hillsborough Scale Tragedy' Sadiq Khan Is Warned

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 17.01.2017 | UK

A ‘Hillsborough’ scale tragedy’ could occur at London’s Notting Hill Carnival an official report has warned following last year’s event wher...

The Police: Notting Hill Carnival Heroes Or Racist Oppressors?

Chris Hobbs | Posted 06.09.2016 | UK
Chris Hobbs

Perhaps the biggest, almost unnoticed compliment paid to the police came as the popular Rampage sound system was closing. The DJ's, who had exercised a remarkable degree of control over a large and boisterous crowd, put a 'shout out' for the officers of the Metropolitan Police. Praise indeed.

Notting Hill Carnival And The Purge

Maria Khan | Posted 31.08.2016 | UK
Maria Khan

A few days before the carnival, I was warned that I should possibly get out of the neighbourhood with my young daughter. "It's going to get dirty and there is a lot of violence...shops are locked down," said a stranger waiting behind me at Gails. "You're better off going somewhere safe." I was curious to face the looming carnival and coming out alive.

24 Flawless Notting Hill Carnival Queens

The Huffington Post | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Style

Notting Hill Carnival sees the streets of west London filled with the feather crowns and bejewelled bikinis of our dreams, and the 2016 festivities di...

Lily Allen Responds To Binge Drinking Collapse Claims

The Huffington Post | Ashley Percival | Posted 30.08.2016 | UK Entertainment

Lilly Allen has responded to claims she collapsed after binge drinking at Notting Hill Carnival, after pictures of her were published in The Sun showi...

Stabbings And Arrests Blight Family Day At Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 29.08.2016 | UK

Five people were stabbed and more than 300 people arrested at the 2016 Notting Hill Carnival. Police seized more than 150 canisters of nitrous oxide f...

Your Notting Hill Carnival Rubbish Could End Up Powering London Homes

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 26.08.2016 | UK

Enough energy to power 80,000 hot showers is expected to be generated from the 200 tonnes of waste discarded during the Notting Hill Carnival this Ban...

Notting Hill Carnival 2016: When Does London’s August Bank Holiday Weekend Party Start?

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK

Not only are we around the corner from a delicious three-day bank holiday weekend, but it’s also London’s annual Caribbean-style street party, the...

Rain Is Most Certainly Not Dampening Spirits At The Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 31.08.2015 | UK

This August bank holiday weekend is time for the 49th Notting Hill Carnival - and the rain on Monday has certainly not put revellers off joining in th...

Notting Hill Carnival's First Day In Pictures

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 30.08.2015 | UK

Festivities were running high in London's Notting Hill on Sunday as one of the largest street festivals in Europe, the Notting Hill Carnival got under...

Party Time! It's The Notting Hill Carnival This Weekend

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.08.2015 | UK

It’s the August Bank Holiday weekend, which can only mean one thing- it’s time for the Notting Hill Carnival! Held every August since 1966, th...

10 Amazing Things About Notting Hill!

Annette Bette Kellow | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Annette Bette Kellow

I normally switch it up depending on whom I'm talking to and how posh I want to sound (naughty I know). But they all equate to the same thing- the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea!

In Restrospect, Notting Hill Carnival Was Actually Quite Disappointing

Vicky Chan | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Vicky Chan

Houses boarded up, a mixture of soggy bits of paper, puke and cigarette butts carpeting the streets, people in all kinds of bad states passed out in shop fronts if they were lucky... That's the sight I was met with when I arrived at the Notting Hill Carnival in the early afternoon of Bank Holiday Monday.

Student Punched In The Face At Notting Hill Carnival After Telling Man Not To Grope Her

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

A female student was punched in the face at Notting Hill Carnival and spent nine hours in A&E after she told a man not to grope her. Mary Brandon, ...

Hope You Enjoyed Saturday's Sunshine, Cos That's Your Lot

PA | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

People with plans for their three-day weekend will have to make the most of the the sunshine today before rain moves in tomorrow evening bringing what...

How To Create Jerk Worthy Of Notting Hill Carnival

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

It’s that time of year again when West London wafts out those lovely aromas of jerk chicken, fried plantains and litres of rum punch. Yes, we’re t...

Why I Am Going to the Notting Hill Carnival...

Kiesha Damson | Posted 19.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Kiesha Damson

The carnival has changed. For my parents, it was a place where they could assert their duality - as Jamaicans living in England. For me and my sibling, it was an opportunity to wave a Jamaican flag alongside others, whilst pretending we were in the Caribbean. Now, the carnival feels like a great big raucous party.

How To Get The Most Out Of The Notting Hill Carnival

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.08.2014 | UK

It’s that glorious time of year where the Notting Hill Carnival rolls out its annual smorgasbord of dancing, music and general revelry. Held in ...

Police Dance As Thousands Enjoy Adults Day In Notting Hill

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK

Thousands attended the second day of the world-famous Notting Hill carnival on Monday, with revellers enjoying seasonal weather for the 49th annual ce...

LOOK: Notting Hill Carnival In Full Swing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2013 | UK

Sunday saw London's Notting Hill swamped with colour, dancing and music as the annual carnival got into full swing. More than one million people ar...

How to Tell a Riot From a Rebellion

Vincent Brown | Posted 23.10.2013 | UK
Vincent Brown

Every year at this time, the UK celebrates its Caribbean heritage at the Notting Hill Carnival. The country also holds its collective breath, many worrying that the mass revelry could turn into a violent street fight. The event had its origins in trouble.

Will The Notting Hill Carnival Be A Washout?

The Huffington Post/ PA | Posted 23.08.2013 | UK

Pack away your barbecues and get your winter woolies on standby – most of Britain is set to be hit with dreary weather this Bank Holiday Weekend. ...

Notting Hill Carnival: A Pictorial History Of Dancing Police Officers

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 21.10.2013 | UK

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