1980s carnival retro photos from Wellingborough, Finedon, Burton Latimer, Higham Ferrers, Rushden, Raunds, Irthlingborough and Earls Barton

As the weather hots up we’re looking back to favourite fixtures in town calendars – the carnival.

This week we’ve got photos from the 1980s.

Carnivals involve residents from pubs, clubs, sports teams, youth groups, churches, friends and families to raise money for charity and have fun.

Our images include Cub packs dressed as packs of cards to Daleks, devils, nursery rhymes and roundheads.

So stand in the sun, wave at the carnival queen and throw your pennies into a bucket – the carnival parade is here!

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