Caballos de Menorca, Tutatis' giant horse constructions from Menorca and Joji Hirota's Taiko Drummers from Japan lead the Night Carnival's 2,000 dancers, drummers, lantern-carriers and costumed masqueraders.
This year the carnival route is reversed to give a much better viewing space on Victoria Embankment. The carnival lines up on Upper Ground, heads north over Blackfriars Bridge and then turns left on to Victoria Embankment.
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