THE OFFICIAL GUIDE TO NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
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J’ouvert will be from 6.00am until 9.00am on Sunday 27 August. This will consist of several steel bands playing in Ladbroke Grove. J’ouvert is traditionally ‘dirty’ Carnival with paint and chocolate being thrown to the sounds of African drums and rhythm bands.

Carnival’s Children’s Day parade starts at 10.00am. Today is slightly less frenetic and crowds are not so big as on the Monday. Traditionally Children’s Day, today is the day to introduce the sights, sounds and tastes of Carnival to younger members of the family.

Carnival route

The route starts at the northern end of Great Western Road and finishes at the northern end of Ladbroke Grove. The judging zone is on Great Western Road. View the route on the Carnival Map.