Q: What is Notting Hill Carnival?

A: The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event, that has taken place, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, at the end of August, on the streets of Notting Hill, since 1964. It is led by members of the West Indian community in the UK and attracts around one million people, making it one of the largest street festivals in the world.


Q: When is Notting Hill Carnival?

A: Notting Hill Carnival begins on Saturday 25th August - Monday 27th August 2018.
ABIR the colours of life parades in the street, on Sunday 26th August 2018.


Q: When does ONLINE REGISTRATION begin?

A: ONLINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN.

Q: What do I need for package registration?

A: For registration, you need the following:
Full Name, Address and Email address.
Size Information
Ladies T-shirt Size: Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL
Men T-shirt Size: Small, Medium, Large, XL, XXL, XXXL


Q: How can I pay for my ABIR package?

A: Payments can be made by debit/credit card and PayPal. Please note that all booking and transaction fees are only visible with registered accounts. Unregistered accounts will only see a booking fee charge. So please note this when making your online purchases. If we are not sold out before, registration is also done at distribution, but only cash payments will be accepted.


Q: I don't understand your shipping option, can you explain?

A: Volusion products all have to include a shipping option. We have tried to delete this option at checkout, but have not been able to remove it. As a result, we have asked that you select any option, to complete your purchase. The purchase will not go through unless you choose an option. So choose any option, bearing in mind that all packages are to be collected at the distribution location and no item will be shipped .


Q: When is package distribution?

A: Our package distribution schedule will be emailed to all players, posted on our website
and on all our social media platforms, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
Any questions you may have relating to distribution email us at abirmasdistribution@gmail.com



Q: What do I get when I come to distribution?

A: You will receive your ABIR branded cup or mug, t-shirt, and your ABIR Goody Bag, filled with Notting Hill Carnival essentials. You will receive ONE wristband with your package, it is your All Access and Hospitality wristband. Your package is not complete without it and players not wearing their wristband will not be able to access the band or hospitality service. DO NOT FORGET YOUR MUG OR WRISTBANDS. Any questions you may have relating to distribution email us at abirmasdistribution@gmail.com


Q: I have a comment / complaint – who do I speak to?

A: Please send any comment / complaint to abircolours2008@gmail.com.


Q: How do I join the ABIR Mailing list?

A: Click HERE to join our mailing list.


Q: I have not been receiving emails from ABIR, what can I do?

A: Please send an email to abircolours2008@gmail.com with your information, so we can
update our records with your correct email address. We will send a confirmation once
your address has been updated.


Q: What music is played on the road?

A: The main music genre played is SOCA. ABIR offers a variety of DJs with different styles to appeal to every player.


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