Visit London Asks: What’s Your Best Notting Hill Carnival Memory?

Notting Hill Carnival. Image courtesy of Britain on View's Jon Spaull

Last week we gave in to our animal instincts and asked who was your favourite four-legged London friend. Thanks to everyone who commented.

Today, we’re looking ahead to the weekend, and London’s big street party: the Notting Hill Carnival.

The biggest festival of its kind in Europe, the Notting Hill Carnival has some impressive stats:

  • 20 miles of costumes
  • 40 static sound systems
  • 100s of caribbean food stalls
  • 40,000 volunteers
  • 1 million revellers

We want to know, what’s your best Notting Hill Carnival memory?

Is there a particular costume that sticks in your mind? A tune that will always remind you of a stunning summer’s day in West London? A moment when you met and partied with a fellow reveller? Something truly crazy that sums up the spirit of London’s best carnival?

Let us know!

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  1. rachel says:

    Eating awesome salty fish dumplings in the blazing sun… 2007 carnival rocked!

  2. drum says:

    Levi’s Reggae-Reggae souse! Of the topic, have a look at winkball.com/nottinghillcarnival They have some footage from previous years as well as this year coverage.

  3. julie says:

    Best memory,getting out of the mayhem (took 3 hours or more!)

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