Notting Hill Carnival route map

The parade route, soundsystems and toilets – here are your main stopping points at this year's Carnival

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The sights, sounds and smells of Notting Hill Carnival can be overwhelming. Navigate your way through this year's Carnival with our map of the main parade, bars, toilets and tube stops. Plus, work your way around Carnival's many soundsystems, which pump out anything from roots-reggae to drum ‘n’ bass, and find the best party for your musical taste.

The parade

Following the parade of stunning dancers, musicians and brightly-colourled floats at Carnival.

Travel

Whether you're travelling by bus, tube or on foot, get the latest transport information here.

Safety and security

Check out our advice on hydration, valuables and moving through the crowd at this year's carnival.

Family day

Family day at Notting Hill Carnival is great fun for the kids. Here's all you need to know.

See our guide to this year's Notting Hill Carnival

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Daddy Russell
Daddy Russell

Which sound will take over the love baton from Norman Jay? Where is everyone going?

ginny
ginny

Norman jay will be sooo missed this year, still cannot believe he won't be there....irreplaceable!

gee baker
gee baker

there's always trouble every year jus cos some body has step on some bodys foot, people if the word SORRY is not good enouhg for you then please dont spoil it for other's and watch it on your tv and no body will be stepping on your feet, please support one another iv having a good time and hopley 7.30pm closeing time dose not start a new trend, enjoy be good be safe be home

BEAU
BEAU

I DONT BELIVE IT NO GOODTIMES NO NORMAN JAY:( ANY SUGGESTIONS ??

Rob
Rob

I know bit of a blow that gt, rampage and KCC aren't there this year but still plenty of our soundsystems plus as always it's the people who make it All Saints Row is my favourite area anyhow ;) Love RapAttack Also iphone app has been updated is available here http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/carnival-2011/id455050453?ls=1&mt=8 Oh yeah and I've updated the ip

Georgie
Georgie

Agreed, I can't believe Norman is not playing!! We want Good Times!!

ash
ash

No goodtimes????????? whats going on this year!!!!!!!!!!!

Rachel
Rachel

what does safe zone mean?

LatinRave
LatinRave

Latin Rave Street Jam crew looking forward to our 19th consecutive year at NHC spinning sexy Latino salsa!

Rocking Crew
Rocking Crew

Just to let you know, KCC & The Rocking Crew sound system, have pulled out of this years carnival. Due to many factors it is felt that we could not put on a show to the high standards that we have for the past 21 years we have been at carnival. Back for 2012!

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