what does notting hill carnival mean to you?

Rain doesn't stop Europe's biggest street party. We went down and posed the question "What does carnival mean to you?" to a handful of the one million revellers.

by i-D Staff
30 August 2018, 2:06pm

Photography Sophie Jones

Nicole, 26, London
"Carnival means community, love, celebration and basking in the energy of the Caribbean community -- food, music, costumes, sound systems and the people."

Gulliver, 19, Bristol
"Carnivals on another planet!"

David, 26, London
"For me, carnival is the essence of what it means to be a Londoner."

Khloe, 20, London

Connor, 23, Mitcham
"Don't get arrested."

Chidera, 23, London
"Carnival is a celebration of black people as the iconic cultural innovators that we are."

Dylan, 26, Hastings
"Carnival is a place that you can all go and do what you want with no judgement, with the best people from all over."


Photography Sophie Jones

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