Performers in costumes parade on the first day of the Notting Hill Carnival in west London on August 24, 2014. A million revellers were expected to join Europe's biggest street party the Notting Hill Carnival from Sunday, filling the city with reggae, steel bands and dancing. The Notting Hill Carnival honours London's Afro-Caribbean culture in an area which was home to thousands of immigrants to Britain from the Caribbean in the 1950s onwards.AFP PHOTO / JUSTIN TALLIS        (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images)