Filming and special events


Apply to film in the borough

If you would like to film in the Royal Borough you can now apply online.

Location library

Search and view locations for filming or events.

What we do to prepare for Carnival

Find out what we do to prepare for Carnival

Carnival clear up

The area of the Carnival Clear Up operation covers all roads and footways in the area bounded to the south by Holland Park Avenue and Notting Hill Gate and the Borough boundaries to the East, North and West.

Road Closures and Parking Suspensions during Notting Hill Carnival

Information and maps on traffic measures for Notting Hill Carnival.

Carnival contacts

Find out who to contact during carnival if there are any issues

Street trading at Notting Hill Carnival

Information on the management of, and applications for, street trading licences at Notting Hill Carnival.

Street trading enforcement teams

Find out more about street trading and night-time enforcement teams


Filming and photography in the Borough

Information on requirements for filming and photography in the Borough. This includes the application process and lead times.

Holding an event in a public space in the Borough

Information about holding an event on the borough's streets, parks and open spaces.

Private and residential street trading at Notting Hill Carnival

Requirements for trading from a residential or private premises during the Notting Hill Carnival

Street promotions and charity collections

Holding a promotional or charitable event in a public space.

Street events

Guide to holding street events in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Events in parks

A guide to holding events in parks in the borough

Remembrance and Respect for Grenfell at Carnival

Notting Hill Carnival will be paying respects to the victims, bereaved families and survivors, and all those affected by the Grenfell Tower tragedy.

Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee

See events taking place in celebration of Her Majesty The Queen's Platinum Jubilee as well as guidance on hosting street parties.

Hosting a Platinum Jubilee Street Party 2022

Find out more about having a street party in your area and what you need to do to prepare

Notting Hill Carnival

Find information about the schedule of events, road closures, parking restrictions and trading guidance for Notting Hill Carnival.