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NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL starts at the earlier time of 9.15am on Sunday 27th August 2017

25th August 2017

Notting Hill Carnival to start at an earlier time of 9.15am on Sunday 27th August 2017 with an opening ceremony in respect for those affected by Grenfell

This year’s Notting Hill Carnival will start at an earlier time of 9.15am on Sunday 27th August 2017 with an opening ceremony of contemplation and support for Grenfell.

Pepe Franicis OBE and Chair of LNCHET (London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprises Trust) says, “We support the suggestions of the local community and wider Carnival community to start this year’s Carnival earlier at 9.15am with a multi faith prayer and small performances by those involved with this year’s event.  This will be the first opportunity for visitors to Carnival to pay their respects for those affected by Grenfell”.

Opening of Parades 2017

Time & Programme

09.15 – Brenda Emmanuel (Silver Fox) sings Bridge Over Troubled Waters

09.16 – Grenfell multi faith group prayer

09.21 – Calypso performance – Alexander D Great – a tribute to the victims of the Grenfell fire

09.23 – Muraldo DC

09.25 – Emma Dent Coad and H.E. High Commisioner for the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago Mr. Orville            London who is Ambassadorial Patron of Notting Hill Carnival

09.27 – Release of doves

09.29 – Sur Bhariti Bollywood Dancers

09.32 – Timbao

09.37 – London Skaters

09.40 – San Lorenzo Carnival

09.48 – First Notting Hill Carnival band for the parade

Location: Judging Zone on Great Western Road

For media enquiries:

Donna Lambert

Email: donna.lambert@streetevent.co.uk

Tel: 07772394765

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