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Notting Hill Carnival - Photo Essay

Notting Hill Carnival - Photo Essay

By: Leanne Hunt

On Sunday, families gathered in fancy dress and face paint to watch the parades dedicated especially to children.
Annuar Aziz, a businessman from Malaysia, stumbled upon the event by accident with his wife and four young children while on holiday.
He said: “It’s excellent. We are loving the free spirit of everyone and we have all been dancing.


On Sunday, families gathered in fancy dress and face paint to watch the parades dedicated especially to children.
Annuar Aziz, a businessman from Malaysia, stumbled upon the event by accident with his wife and four young children while on holiday.
He said: "It's excellent. We are loving the free spirit of everyone and we have all been dancing.
The Standard


Over 200 cadets have had a great bank holiday volunteering at #nottinghillcarnival giving crime prevention advice. 
@metpoliceuk


Anybody who departs Notting Hill Gate station is immediately hit by the distinctive sounds, smells and sights of carnival. 
BBC


A couple named Anne and JD wait by a wall for their friends to join them. "I've been coming since I was 11, I used to be on the floats," Anne says. They are here to celebrate their 30th anniversary: "We first met at the carnival." Anne says the event has "changed a lot" over the years.  "JD doesn't really like it so much these days but it's been great so far today," she says.
BBC


The real life carnival — a celebration of Afro-Caribbean culture first held in 1966 — will be winding its way past the grand period homes of west London’s Notting Hill this weekend. A couple of million spectators are expected to descend on the neighbourhood north-west of Hyde Park.
FT.com

Photography by Leanne Hunt

 

 

 

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