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The Notting Hill Carnival takes place on August Bank Holiday Sunday and Monday every year, with Sunday being Children's Day and Monday being Adults' Day.

Photograph of a large crowd of people watching the parade, some taking pictures with cameras or phones.

In the mid-1960s community activists in the Notting Hill area organised a community festival, as a response to the social tensions and deprivation in the area. This has now grown into the largest street festival in Europe, and, despite several attempts to move it or ban it, still thrives today attracting over one million visitors from all over the world.

In 2014 there were 54 'mas' bands on the road, of which Elimu Paddington Arts was one.

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