No matter how old you get, September will always conjure up feelings of back-to-school dread and an irrational desire to buy a brand new pencil case. All the more reason to make the most out of the last - and longest - weekend in August (Saturday August 26 - Monday August 28 2017). Check out top ten ways to let loose from Friday to Monday and before term time (or Tuesday) kicks in again.
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Europe’s biggest street festival, Notting Hill Carnival 2016 is a vivid spectacle representing London's multicultural past and present. This August bank holiday, don’t go anywhere without reading our guide, which includes invaluable Notting Hill Carnival information, route details and tips on having fun and staying safe.