Best costumes from Notting Hill Carnival's Children's Day
Europe's biggest street festival opened with thousands watching the colourful Children's Day parade. Here are some of the best costumes from the day...
Every year, thousands of people fill the streets of London with music and colour, wearing spectacular outfits and joining the Notting Hill Carnival. It's a huge celebration of Caribbean culture in the capital city, and it kicks off with the Children's Day parade.
Hundreds of kids take part in the parade, with lots of dancing and loads of glitter.
Some go for themed costumes like this footballing tribute - let's hope the ball didn't fall off!
Performers sometimes spend months perfecting their outfits. We think this bright red flower is pretty good!
Or this girl, who seems to have gone for a patriotic colour scheme - perhaps she's been inspired by Team GB?
Some kids all dress together as group, like this gang of bugs.
and thousands of colourful feathers are used for hundreds of costumes' wings, headdresses, and tails
Thousands of people turn out to watch the Carnival every year, and they fill the streets of West London.