Hayes will come to life this Saturday (July 11) at a carnival celebrating it's vibrant history and diverse community.
The Hayes Carnival parade will start in Pump Lane at 12.30pm and make its way to Barra Hall Park, bringing the area's history vividly to life.
The Toque Tambor Samba Band will head up this year's procession and keep the pace by beating out a lively rhythm along the mile-long route.
Free events in Barra Hall Park will begin at 1.30pm with the main stage showcasing the parade prize-giving ceremony, Jack Walton from the X Factor, the winner of Hillingdon's Hidden Talent competition Ethan Beer, 1950s/'60s soul singing trio The Estrellas and the Schools Community Choir.
Carnival-goers will also get to sample a range of activities in the park, including Gozart and his giant puppet, the Save the Lyma Birds puppet act, the Bubble Man show, stilt walkers, a story camp, floral demonstrations, Monty Hammond's Fun Fair and more.
Cllr Douglas Mills, cabinet member for community, commerce and regeneration, said: "Last year's carnival was a great success, with thousands of people flocking to Barra Hall Park to enjoy the free entertainment and activities on offer and lining the streets to watch the spectacular parade.
"This event continues to celebrate the diverse cultures and communities of Hayes and we hope that Hillingdon residents and visitors make a day of it by going down to the town to join in the celebrations and enjoy the fantastic atmosphere."
For a map of the parade route and more information, click here.