By HUES OF DELAHAYE
The summer Bank Holiday and takes place along the streets of Notting Hill. It’s all about the celebration of the culture, arts, and heritage of Caribbean people.
The history of the Notting Hill Carnival can be traced back to the period of enslavement. At this time, Caribbean people’s history tied with the pre-Lenten Mardi Gras.
Wondering why and when did the Notting Hill Carnival start? The history of the carnival takes place with Trinidadian,
Moving from the Town Hall, the first outdoor festival took place on the streets in 1966.
- With 2 million guests and 40,000 volunteers. - The actual parade makes up 3.5 miles worth of festivities.
- While there are 2 million attendees, tourists only make up around 20%. - In total, the carnival contributes £93 million to London’s economy.