Children performing at the Notting Hill Carnival
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Notting Hill carnival in full swing

Thousands of partygoers have headed to west London for the first day of the Notting Hill Carnival.

Children's Day saw family-friendly floats make their way towards Ladbroke Grove in colourful costumes.

BBC London's Greg McKenzie spoke to Lewis Benn, trustee director of the Notting Hill Carnival Trust, and Ch Supt Robyn Williams, from the Met Police.

  • 24 Aug 2014
  • From the section London