Notting Hill Carnival The largest Street Festival in Europe
Notting Hill It is an area in London, close to the north- western corner of Kensington Gardens. It is known for the Notting Hill Carnival, Portobello Road Market and the film of Julia Robert.
History The Caribbean had his first carnival in 1833 in Trinidad to celebrate that slavery was abolished. During the 1950s people from Caribbean came to Great Britain to work. In 1958 there was violence between white people and black people in the Notting Hill area in west of London.
Notting Hill Carnival It Take place at every August Bank Holiday weekend in the streets of west London. It always took place at Notting Hill Gate since 1964.
Mix of styles: Calypso. Soca. Masquerade. Steelpan. Static Sound Systems. Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival Soca A fusion of soul music and calypso.
Notting Hill Carnival Masquerade Mass bands, or costumed processions and floats.
Notting Hill Carnival Steelpan A traditional Trinidadian instrument.
Notting Hill Carnival Static Sound Systems Positioned around the Carnival area provide the perfect setting for DJ’s to show their stuff. From Latin jazz, reggae and garage to hip hop and drum ‘n’ bass.
Notting Hill Carnival Planning Saturday: The festival begin to live with the top steel pan players competition in Hyde Park. Sunday: Steelbands participate in a procession to mark the official opening of the Notting Hill Carnival. Revellers daub paint and mud on themselves. It is a day for children and family. Monday: The main parade take place,this day is for adults.
A cathedral dedicate to Paul the Apostle, which is sat at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London. It is the mother church of the Diocese of London.
It was designed in the English Baroque style by Sir Christopher Wren on the 17th century. It was part of a major rebuilding programme which took place after the Great Fire of London. Its style...
It is famous… Its dome is also among the highest in the world. It is the second largest building in the United Kingdom after Liverpool Cathedral. Liverpool Cathedral.
Curiosities Funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, Sir Winston Churchill and Margar et Thatcher. Royal Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer.
Who are the most famous British for British people?
The BBC conducted a survey across the UK to discover people who are regarded as the most important British of all time. In this particular list, characters of all times and the most diverse professions appear. The criterion was simply vote for the characters considered "excellent and remarkable". More than 30,000 people responded to the survey
Alexander Fleming (London, 1851-1955) Alexander Graham Bell (Edimburgo, 1847-1922)
Tony Blair (Edimburgo, 1953-Nowadays) Charles Dickens (Portsmouth, 1812-1870)
Charles Darwin (Shrewsbury, 1809-1882) Charles Chaplin (London, 1889-1977) Statue in London
David Beckham (London, 1975-Nowadays) Horatio Nelson (Burnham Thorpe, 1758-1805) Nelson column in Trafalgar Square
Isaac Newton (Lincolnshire1642- 1727) Isaac Newton (Lincolnshire, 1642- 1727) Statue at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History Freddy Mercury (Stone Town, 1946-1991) Statue overlooking Lake Geneva in Switzerland
Jane Austen (Steventon, 1775-1817) Jane’s house in Chawton, a museum nowadays J. K. Rowling (South Gloucestershire, 1965-nowadays)
Oliver Cromwell (Huntingdon, 1599-1658) Statue in Palace of Westminster John Lennon (Liverpool, 1940-1980)
Stephen Hawking (Oxford, 1942-nowadays) Diana Spencer, Lady Di (Norfolk, 1961-1997)
William Shakespeare (Avon, 1564-1616) Shakespeare monument in the Holy Trinity Church (Stratford) Winston Churchill (Oxfordshire, 1864-1965) Statue in London