Tag Archives: Notting ill Carnival – West London

Notting Hill Carnival – West London – 2011

Not a looter in sight! Notting Hill Carnival sees hundreds of thousands on the streets for Europe’s biggest festival 

  • Scotland Yard puts a record 6,500 officers on duty in first big test since the riots
  • Police make 214 arrests but say two-day event has been ‘very peaceful’

By JAMES WHITE and GARETH FINIGHAN – Daily Mail. UK

Last updated at 9:43 AM on 30th August 2011

They came in their hundreds of thousands to dance and have a good time, Rio de Janeiro-style.

And yesterday revellers let their hair down in style at the Notting Hill Carnival in West London, with drumming groups, floats and sound systems all taking centre stage.

More than 6,500 police officers patrolled the streets for the second day of the event yesterday as Scotland Yard continued its unprecedented security operation just weeks after the riots.

Read full report with pictures here:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2031377/Notting-Hill-Carnival-2011-Hundreds-thousands-attend-Europes-biggest-festival.html