VIDEO: Sun shines on Irthlingborough carnival

Crowds of people lined the streets and basked in the sunshine as Irthlingborough carnival made its way through the town.

The procession started in Finedon Road and travelled through town to the recreation ground and crowds lined the route, cheering and throwing coins into collectors’ buckets.

Irthlingborough Carnival

Irthlingborough Carnival

There was a range of themed carnival floats, including a Flinstones-themed float and a Lion King float.

Lightning McQueen, Peppa Pig, the Northampton Pipe Band, and the Waterloo Drummers and Colour Guard all joined the parade.

At the head of the parade were members of the 1st Irthlingborough Scouts who pulled their 104-year-old trek cart.

Irthlingborough mayor John Farrar said he was delighted with the turnout and said he was happy the weather stayed nice for the parade.

The carnival made its way through the town centre before finishing at the recreation ground, where a range of family activities was held.

On the recreation ground there was a funfair, a beer tent and a performance from the Dave Fosters Trio band.

To see footage from the carnival and to hear the mayor’s thoughts on the event watch the video above.