Stowmarket enjoys sunshine carnival with ‘amazing’ procession

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

A host of colourful floats paraded through the streets of Stowmarket on Saturday as the town celebrated its popular annual carnival.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

The procession kickstarted a weekend of fun at the town’s recreation ground, with a host of live music, theatre performances, stalls, fairground rides and a big pet show.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

Carnival chairman Jayne Woods, said: “The procession was amazing.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

“We had a lot more people come along than expected.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

“Saturday was great, our arena acts were brilliant.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

“Today (Sunday) has been melting hot. I have had the factor 50 on but I’m still a little pink. We had to move the arena and put it under the trees in the shade.”

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

Mrs Woods said she was looking for more volunteers to help out next year.

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

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“It would be great to get a few more volunteers to help on the day, even if its just for an hour.”

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

Contact the committee at info@stowmarketcarnival.org.uk

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS

The colourful procession makes its way through Stowmarket Picture: GRAHAM MEADOWS - Credit: graham meadows