28/08/2015 07:03 BST | Updated 30/08/2015 08:59 BST

Notting Hill Carnival 2015: Getting The Most Out Of The August Bank Holiday Weekend

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, the two-day party has become the largest festival of its kind in Europe.

Now in it’s 49th year, more than a million people are expected to attend the Caribbean-style carnival, which kicks off on Sunday 30 August.

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Dust of your dancing shoes - it's time for the Notting Hill Carnival

[Sadly you will have to pack that brolly as showers are expected…]

We’ve collated a list of must-read websites before you go - giving you the most up-to-date information on travel options, live music, parties and food.

SEE ALSO: A Pictorial History Of Dancing Police Officers At Notting Hill Carnival

Photo gallery Notting Hill Carnival 2014 See Gallery