Musicians get ready for the Notting Hill Carnival
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Notting Hill Carnival: Met Police confident on preparations

24 August 2012 Last updated at 20:30 BST

This weekend's Notting Hill Carnival comes hot on the heels of two other major policing events in London - the Jubilee and the Olympics.

The Metropolitan Police says it is confident it is well prepared - as are the performers taking part.

BBC London's Warren Nettleford talks to Commander Christine Jones and Kelly Rajpaulsingh of The Bacchanalia Band.