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Our View


Carnival Arts showcase artistic excellence:

  • Shapes new, emerging and established artistic talent
  • Enhances academic teaching and learning styles
  • Encourages social inclusion
  • Strengthens community cohesion
  • Fosters regeneration
  • Develops cultural understanding
  • Transforms perceptions of cultures
  • Showcases artistic excellence

Community and Schools


LNHC 2017 Steward Training / Recruitment

McKenzie Arnold Security in partnership with London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprise Trust is looking to train and recruit talented people age 18 and over for the London Notting Hill Carnival 2017 events team.

Fancy being part of the team? If so, you will need to:

  • Want to work in the events sector
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Love music
  • Have a 'can do' attitude
  • Want to have an opportunity to work at other events
  • Gain specific event qualifications

If you are that person, and being part of a great team and an amazing event sounds fun, all you need to do is apply!

Please contact for more information.



Shades of Carnival

“Shades of Carnival” is one of LNHCET’s creative development initiatives which employs community outreach and education as a medium to facilitate the transformation of the perception of Notting Hill Carnival culture locally, nationally and internationally. This event emerged from the request of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s Leader of Councillors, Mr. Paiget – Brown to present a carnival awareness programme for Councillors.

The premiere of the event was a theatrical presentation which used elements of Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival as a catalyst to map the journey of Carnival from Africa to Europe, Europe to the Caribbean and on to the streets of London Notting Hill. The expected outcome was to give participants an astute understanding of the meaning of carnival. The premiere took place on the 11th July, 2016 at Carnival Village, under the Patronage of the High Commissioner of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Honourable Mr, Garvin Nicholas. The event over a period of three days was also supported by Carnival Village, Creative Learning Circuit and SITA UK.

The supporting cast members for the theatrical presentation were: Carol Muraldo from Muraldo D.C; Alexander D Great from the Association of the British Calypsonians; Pepe Francis Chair of the British Association of Steel Bands; Ishmael a Ghanian youth drummer; Lewis Benn Executive Board Member of British Association of Static sound systems; Dame Loraine character was Teishel Joefield from Creative Learning Circuit and the Midnight Robber character was Debora Alleyne De Gazon from the Creative Learning Circuit.

On the second day of the event there was a Carnival costume exhibition and talk hosted by renowned carnivalist Carl Gabriel and his wife Lyn. All food supplied was from the menu of, LNHCET’s celebrity face, Chef Hasan Defour. The closure of “Shades of Carnival “took place on Saturday 13th of July at Powis Square and Carnival Village. It was a family focus which allowed community groups to showcase their work to new audiences and to the Mayor and Mayoress of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Councillor and Mrs. Charles Williams.

The supporting Community groups and individuals were One Voice Collective, Capoeria Canal, Muraldo D.C, ELIMU masquerade organisation, Yaa Asantewaa masquerade organisation, Portobello Dance School, Joshua Nyamadi Ghanian Drumers, Creative Learning Circuit


Artistes Network

Are you a passionate creative practitioner with an interest in using the arts as a development tool? London Notting Hill Carnival Enterprise Trust welcomes you to join our Artistes Network.

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