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LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Attendees dance during the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: A performer in costume at the Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Daniel C Sims/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Revellers dance on the street during the parade at Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. The Carnival, the largest in Europe, is a street party that takes place on the streets of Notting Hill. It is Caribbean themed and millions of people annually attend the event (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Members of the London Samba School perform during the parade at Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. The Carnival, the largest in Europe, is a street party that takes place on the streets of Notting Hill. It is Caribbean themed and millions of people annually attend the event. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
A performer poses for a photograph on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Members of the London Samba School perform during the parade at Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. The Carnival, the largest in Europe, is a street party that takes place on the streets of Notting Hill. It is Caribbean themed and millions of people annually attend the event (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Members of the London Samba School prepare ahead of Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. The London Samba School participate in the Notting Hill Carnival 2015. The Carnival, the largest in Europe, is a street party that takes place on the streets of Notting Hill. It is Caribbean themed and millions of people annually attend the event (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
Performers from the London School of Samba prepare for the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
A performer in costume poses for a photograph during the parade as the rain falls on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Performers in costume perform in the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
A performer from The London School of Samba poses for a photograph ahead of the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 31: Costume detail of the London Samba School ahead of Notting Hill Carnival on August 31, 2015 in London, England. The London Samba School participate in the Notting Hill Carnival 2015. The Carnival, the largest in Europe, is a street party that takes place on the streets of Notting Hill. It is Caribbean themed and millions of people annually attend the event. (Photo by Ben A. Pruchnie/Getty Images)
A costumed reveller performs at the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
A costumed reveller performs in the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Costumed revellers perform in the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
A costumed reveller performs at the Notting Hill Carnival in London, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. Held each August Bank Holiday since 1966, the Notting Hill Carnival is the largest festival celebration of its kind in Europe. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
A performer from The London School of Samba checks on the weather ahead of the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Performers from The London School of Samba prepare costumes for the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
The London School of Samba prepares costumes for the parade on the second day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 31, 2015. Nearly one million people are expected by the organizers Sunday and Monday in the streets of west London's Notting Hill to celebrate Caribbean culture at a carnival considered the largest street demonstration in Europe. The Notting Hill Carnival started in the 1960s, when the area had a large population of immigrants recently arrived from the Caribbean and was notorious for its slums -- a far cry from today when it is one of London's most expensive places to live. AFP PHOTO / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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Crowds joined in for the traditional "Children's Day" festivities at London's Notting Hill Carnival on Sunday.

The carnival is held on the last weekend of August each year. Monday will see the event's main parade on the streets, but the forecast is for rain in the British capital.

London's Notting Hill Carnival Kicks Off

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