Fun in the sun at Kettering Carnival

The Northampton Pipe band leads Kettering's carnival procession
The Northampton Pipe band leads Kettering's carnival procession
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Floats travelled through the streets of Kettering as the town’s carnival took place on Saturday afternoon.

The parade set off from Stamford Road and travelled through the town centre before finishing up at Rockingham Road Pleasure Park.

A policeman gets into the spirit of Kettering Carnival day on Rockingham Road

A policeman gets into the spirit of Kettering Carnival day on Rockingham Road

It was led by the Northampton Pipe Band and included the Kettering carnival court and visiting carnival courts from Wellingborough, Irthlingborough, Rothwell, Nuneaton, Raunds and Corby.

Kettering and District Theatrical Society had a Sound of Music float and Starlight Dance had two floats - one for its production Revolution and another for its production of Fame The Musical.

Other organisations with floats included Stagemasque Theatre Company and choir Rock Voices.

Louise Hampsom, of Alexandra Street, Kettering, said: “I thought it was brilliant.”

Kettering Carnival

Kettering Carnival

See pictures from the carnival here