Notting Hill Carnival  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 27TH AUGUST 2018

ADDRESS
, London, Notting Hill, London W11 3AG
 
 
TWITTER
 
Dates:
  and 
 
OPENING TIMES
9am-7pm
 
PRICES
FREE
 
SITE
 

Nearby

 
 

Notting Hill CarnivalHeld since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival was originally a local affair for west London's homesick Caribbean community, this has evolved into Europe's biggest street party. Carnival sets London on fire in a blaze of Caribbean spirit as extravagantly costumed dancers, calypso and soca musicians, giant sound-systems and steel bands are joined by over a million revellers of all ages. Sunday is officially children's day, but there are loads of kids on both days enjoying the bright colours of the floats and the dancers' feathered costumes. Adults can shake their booty at dozens of stages and there are tunes for all tastes, from house to hip-hop. It's a huge area and can get very crowded, so be prepared for an exhausting day out, but for anyone who loves a party, carnival remains the absolute highlight of the London summer.Photo by (c) David Godfrey - www.davidgodfreyimages.com - All rights reserved

 

About Notting Hill

In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous Portobello Road Market and Europe's biggest street party, Notting Hill Carnival, which takes place at the end of August. More about Notting Hill

Notting Hill Carnival images

Notting Hill Carnival  Photo by © David Godfrey- www.davidgodfreyimages.com - All rights reserved  

   
Notting Hill Carnival - Photo by © David Godfrey- www.davidgodfreyimages.com - All rights reserved

Notting Hill Carnival Photo by © David Godfrey- www.davidgodfreyimages.com - All rights reserved 


LondonTown.com - Notting Hill Carnival Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holland Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Ladbroke Grove Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Kensal Green Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arthur Court NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Notting Hill Carnival on LondonTown.com

 
August Bank Holiday in London

Once again the Notting Hill Carnival tops the billing in the long list of great things to do in London over the August bank...

 
 
Summer Events in London for Families

Find out the best family friendly events this summer, from the Monstrous Festival to floating theatre on the Puppet Theatre Barge. Explore open air...

 
 
London's Best Events 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Notting Hill Carnival

Near Notting Hill Carnival
FIND YOUR PERFECT LONDON HOTEL
SALE
Check in
--
Check out
--

Booking multiple rooms?

Visit our group bookings page or call 020 7437 4370 for assistance

Room 1

2 Adults
ADULTS (12+)
-
2
+
CHILDREN (2 - 12 Years)
-
0
+
INFANTS (0 - 2 Years)
-
0
+
Okay
Maximum 4 to a room.
+ Add another room
The Abbey Court Notting Hill
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  24% off
20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 9 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Wrap yourself in Victorian elegance at this exclusive hotel. Located in peaceful residential street close to Notting Hill gate, the shops and nightlife of the West-end ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  30% off
179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 11 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London Hyde Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  26% off
150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 13 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Location is this hotel's biggest selling point. Step outside, cross the road and you're in Kensington Gardens, one of London's prettiest outdoor spots, which soon merges ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Notting Hill Carnival

Near Notting Hill Carnival
Today Only
Bach to Baby Half Term Family Concert in Notting Hill
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 22nd October 2018 - 10.30am-11.30am
Notting Hill Carnival, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, W11 | 1 minute from Notting Hill Carnival
...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Notting Hill Carnival

Near Notting Hill Carnival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rough Trade West
London > Entertainment > Live Music
130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Second Home Holland Park
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
48-49 Princes Place, W11 | 7 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Second Home is a creative workspace and cultural venue, bringing together diverse industries, disciplines and types of businesses f ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Notting Hill Carnival

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Notting Hill Carnival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Notting Hill
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as Notting Hill Carnival
In the South-West of the borough of Kensington and Chelsea lies Notting Hill, one of the most attractive parts of London and home to the famous ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music House For Children at St Johns
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from Notting Hill Carnival
A longstanding and much loved institution for local parents in Shepherds Bush, the Music House for Children has given hundreds of west London children their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Notting Hill Carnival

The best shops and markets near Notting Hill Carnival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Notting Hill
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Johns Church, Lansdowne Crescent, Holland Park, London W11 | 1 minute from Notting Hill Carnival
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paul Smith
London > Shopping > Clothing
Westbourne House, 122 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Paul Smith is the indisputable don of British fashion. Launched in a tiny shop in Nottingham in 1970 he is now a global brand. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hummingbird Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Fans of the Hummingbird Bakery really fall in love with the place, waxing lyrical about the sweet cupcakes which are cooked to American tastes with thick ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Notting Hill Carnival

What are the best dining options near Notting Hill Carnival London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Core by Clare Smyth
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
92 Kensington Park Road, W11 | 3 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
After almost a decade at the helm of Restaurant Gordon Ramsay, Royal Hospital Road in Chelsea, Clare Smyth opens her own restaurant and her ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Negozio Classica
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
283 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Gold
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
96 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Portobello Gold is a Notting Hill institution, a chic boutique hotel with a restaurant and a busy internet coffee house on the ground floor. Locals were ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Notting Hill Carnival

Near Notting Hill Carnival
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 18 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 29 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Avondale Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Walmer Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 6 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Created in 1892, Avondale Park was named after the then recently deceased Duke of Clarence and Avondale. Today the Notting Hill park includes an extensive playground, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
127-131 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 11 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
This spacious Westbourne Grove branch of beauty emporium Space NK is one of only two London stores to offer treatments at the luxurious Spa.NK. The shop, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Float
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2A Bridstow Place, Notting Hill, London W2 | 11 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
As Londoners struggle to relax in this bustling behemoth of a city, people seem to keep on finding new, bizarre ways to chill out. Float offers ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Notting Hill Carnival

The best pubs near London Notting Hill Carnival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cowshed
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
119 Portland Road, Holland Park, London W11 | 5 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
One of Young's more stylish bars, the Duke of Wellington is a decent traditional pub on Portobello Road. On Saturdays when Portobello Market is on, the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Star
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 6 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Italian Job Notting Hill
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 All Saints Road, W11 | 9 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Having successfully launched two venues, The Italian Job in Notting Hill is the third venture from the group, the brainchild of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Notting Hill Carnival

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Notting Hill Carnival.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 10 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Notting Hill Carnival
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
 

Also in London

Our recommendations in the same street as Notting Hill Carnival

 
No.
Title
Category
 
 
105-107
 
 
132-136
Gap
 
 
 
206-208
Office
 
 
 
6-8
Sequoia
 
 
 
60-64
Matches Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
 
 
 
100
Castle
 
 
 
40
APC
 
 
 
43
APC
 
 
 
48
Jac's
 
 
 
77
Myla
 
 
 
83
DvF
 
 
 
90
Mook
 
 
 
158
 
 
178
Vent
 
 
 
185
Katch
 
 
 
186
Eclipse
 
 
 
200
Size?
 
 
 
232
Skins
 
 
 
265
Mau Mau
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Notting Hill Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival, Noting Hill Carnival, Noting Hil Carnival
 
 

Hotels Near

Notting Hill Carnival

 
 
Near Notting Hill Carnival
All London hotels
Check-in:
Check-out:
Number of rooms:
Room 1:

What's On Today

Near Notting Hill Carnival

 
 
 
Bach to Baby Half Term Family Concert in Notting Hill
Concerts | On 22nd October 2018 

St John's Church Notting Hill 1 minute walk from Notting Hill Carnival

...More

Storytime with Anna-Christina at North Kensington Library!
Exhibitions | On 22nd October 2018 

North Kensington Library 7 minutes walk from Notting Hill Carnival

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

The Nintendo Labo Experience
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

KidZania London 15 minutes walk from Notting Hill Carnival

Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia....More

Diana: Her Fashion Story
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Kensington Palace State Apartments 18 minutes walk from Notting Hill Carnival

Celebrate the life of Diana, Princess of Wales, in a major exhibition of her dresses, which trace the evolution of ...More

Half Term Halloween Themed Events
Kids Events | Until 26th October 2018 

Waterstone's - Kensington 18 minutes walk from Notting Hill Carnival

We are choc-a-bloc with fun, thrilling, scrump-diddly-umptious Halloween themed events, story-tellings, activities and competitions to keep the whole family amused ...More

CMA Songwriters Series
Concerts | On 22nd October 2018 

Shepherd's Bush Empire 19 minutes walk from Notting Hill Carnival

Ashley Campbell, Kassi Ashton and Tenille Townes perform their country songs and share the stories behind their creation....More

New on LondonTown

 
 
Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke
Theatre | From 10th November 

Duke of York's Theatre

Following a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, Rebecca Frecknall's "shiveringly beautiful production" ...More

 
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Russia: Royalty & the Romanovs
Exhibitions | From 9th November 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Exploring 300 years of history between Russia and ...More

 
Imperial War Museums Marks 100 Years Of Remembrance
Tours | On 11th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The Imperial War Museummarks 100 Years of Remembrance on Sunday 11th November with a two minute silence followed by Breaking the Silence - with performances from young musicians ...More

Remembrance Lecture
Exhibitions | On 6th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Asking "Why are we silent when conflict is loud?", this year's Remembrance Lecture questions the power and purpose of two minute silences. In 1919, the first national silence was observed to commemorate the end of ...More

Discount Suit Company
Discount Suit Company
Drinking 

In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | From 22nd November 

Peacock Theatre

Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the ...More

 
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
Article 

Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Exhibitions | From 2nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged ...More

 
Carols for Shelter
Carols for Shelter
Concerts | On 28th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Join celebrity readers Simon Callow and Brenda Blethyn, special guests, choirs and hundreds of fellow ...More

 
Choral Scholars Of St Martin-In-The-Fields
Concerts | On 12th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Andrew Earis conducts a programme of Baroque works for solo and ensemble....More

Ideal Home Show Christmas
Ideal Home Show Christmas
Exhibitions | From 21st November 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

From fairy lights to food, gifts to winter garden advice, the Ideal Home Show Christmas ...More

 
I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

British Museum

Be transported back to ancient Iraq in the ...More

 
IT Ibiza London
IT Ibiza London
Dining 

A popular eatery on the White Isle, IT Ibiza comes to the UK with the ...More

 
Redchurch Townhouse
Redchurch Townhouse
Hotels 

A new addition to Soho House with 37 stylish bedrooms and a Cecconi's Italian restaurant....More

 
De Vere Selsdon Estate
De Vere Selsdon Estate
Hotels 

Part of Principal Hotel Company's De Vere portfolio, De Vere Selsdon Estate is a historic, ...More

 
MEATliquor KX
Dining 

In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: burgers and booze....More

EartH Kitchen
EartH Kitchen
Dining 

Housed in an old art deco cinema in Dalston, EartH Kitchen is a sunny, 150-seat ...More

 
EartH
Entertainment 

Multi-arts space in what was once the derelict Savoy Cinema on Dalston's bustling Stoke Newington Road....More

Cattivo
Dining 

Laid back Italian cafe in Brixton with a basement cocktail bar, from the team behind Canova Hall next door....More

Due East
Due East
Dining 

Due East, the all-day restaurant and bar The East London Hotel, has partnered with local ...More

 
The East London Hotel
The East London Hotel
Hotels 

An affordable, stylish place to stay, The East London Hotel has an informal bar and ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Article 

From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
London Hotels for Art Lovers
London Hotels for Art Lovers
Article 

Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
 
 
 
SALE
Hotels near Notting Hill

From cheap budget hotels to luxury 5 star hotels see our discounts for Notting Hill hotels, including The Abbey Court Notting Hill from 72% off.

 
 
Call now: hotel deals 0207 420 4960