carnival

straight ups

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.
i-D Staff
8.30.18
Culture

the importance of notting hill carnival after the windrush scandal

All roads lead to carnival. All roads lead to Theresa May.
Tanya Compas
8.30.18
Music

warm up for the bank holiday weekend with kenny allstar’s carnival mix

Want old school reggae and dancehall? You’re welcome.
Frankie Dunn
8.24.18
Music

shy one made a carnival mix to get us in the mood for the bank holiday

It's going to be a long weekend. Let the NTS DJ and BBZ babe soundtrack your carnival warm-up.
Frankie Dunn
8.25.17
Music

get in the mood for notting hill with this rampage carnival warm-up mix

Stick this on for instant good vibes and learn from the masters as they share their carnival top tips.
i-D Staff
8.26.16
Notting HIll Carnival

why all of london suffers if carnival is ticketed

If the Baroness has her way, Notting Hill Carnival could be reduced, against the wishes of organisers, into a pale, ticketed parade.
Ian McQuaid
12.21.15
Music

shy fx is taking carnival to the moon

The producer’s party this year includes Rudimental, Skrillex, Ms Dynamite and none other than Craig David! Get to know!
James Hutchins
9.1.15
Music

​charlie casely-hayford's carnival mix

London menswear designer Charlie Casely-Hayford returns to the i-D mix with a selection of bangers to get you hyped for Carnival.
i-D Staff
8.28.15
Music

"being a gay black man at carnival is the best way to express your sexuality and your roots"

We get the take on being a gay man in a mas band at Notting Hill Carnival.
Stuart Brumfitt
8.28.15
Music

​carnival prepping with the united colours of mas

With just days to go before Notting Hill Carnival kicks off, photographer Savannah Baker captured one of London’s top mas bands beading, stitching and handing out headdresses.
i-D Staff
8.28.15
Music

the changing face of carnival

Heatwave’s Benjamin D, 1Xtra’s Jamz Supernova and Dirt Sound System’s Bryan Mclean break down what Carnival means to them and we chart the changes Europe's biggest and best street party has undergone in the last 50 years.
Carlene Thomas-Bailey
8.28.15
Music

​your carnival timetable

For the uninitiated, here’s how London’s Notting Hill Carnival is going to play out this weekend.
Tessa Griffith
8.28.15