Get Into The Notting Hill Carnival Mood With These Fun Events

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Get Into The Notting Hill Carnival Mood With These Fun Events

This is a sponsored article on behalf of Funzing.

We've compiled a list of events to get you in the Notting Hill Carnival mood — and stay in the party spirit long after the festivities wind up. From drumming to face painting, dancing to dress-making — here are some seriously fun activities for everyone.

Get carnival ready; get your face painted

Whether you want to be a butterfly or superhero (or you have a more ornate design in mind), let a professional face painter transform your face into a masterpiece. All profits go to charity. £5

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Anyone Can Make a Dress in a Day

Wear a dress you created (tailored to your body and taste, naturally) to the carnival. The workshop teaches you tricks of the trade, including how to cut patterns and add zips. £49

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Jamaican ragga dance class

If you were inspired by carnival moves, try replicating them at a Jamaican ragga dance class at Liverpool Street. £10

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Ancient tribal drumming experience

Find your inner rhythm and learn how to play authentic African beats at the London African Drumming open djembe circle. £15

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So You Think You Can't Dance?

Get in the Notting Hill Carnival groove in this dance class that covers a range of styles. Take a friend with you for no added cost. £10

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Roxx on the Roof - Soho pool party

Cool down from the summer heat with a jacuzzi and live music on the roof of Sanctum Hotel Soho. Bring your swimwear and your party mood. Good news: this party happens every Saturday throughout summer; bad news: tickets sell quickly. £15

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Join a 75 minute Swedish Fit workout

If the carnival inspires you to be more active, Swedish Fit's energetic 75 minute work out will improve your balance and increase your psychomotor skills. £6

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Last Updated 19 September 2016