IN PICTURES: Adlington Carnival returns to the streets with its annual parade

The annual Adlington Carnival returned with a bang over the weekend with hundreds turning out for yet more fun in the sun.

Monday, 15th July 2019, 9:22 am
Updated Monday, 15th July 2019, 10:22 am
The Gala Group's Spitfire trundles through Adlington as part of the carnival

The carnival well and truly kicked off at midday on Saturday (July 13) with onlookers setting up shop on streets around the town for the traditional parade showcasing an eclectic array of talent on show as a range of floats and fancy dress entertained crowds. Proceeds from this year’s carnival are going to mental health charity Mind.

St Judes RLFC take part in Adlington Carnival
Pilots Andy Lee and Gareth Dale of D'Day Squadron take part in Adlington Carnival
The Gala Group's D'Day Squadron take part in Adlington Carnival
The Spitfire builders of D'Day Squadron take part in Adlington Carnival
Carnival Princess Karina centre, with entourage taking part in Adlington Carnival
Marley Court Nursing Home take part in Adlington Carnival
2nd Adlington St Pauls Guides as Mary Poppins characters in Adlington Carnival
2nd Adlington St Pauls Guides as suffragettes Mary Poppins characters in Adlington Carnival
Galaxy Cheerleaders take part in Adlington Carnival
Adlington Primary School pupils take part in Adlington Carnival
Henry and Edward Williams as Luigi and Mario at the Adlington Carnival
Buzz Lightyear at Adlington Carnival
Carnival Rosebud Elisia at Adlington Carnival
Rivington and Adlington Band play in Adlington Carnival
Lancashire County Council Fostering take part in Adlington Carnival
Toy Story characters at Adlington Carnival
Adlington Juniors FC as Toy Story in Adlington Carnival
Preston Dance Troupe perform in Adlington Carnival
Deepdale Duck and Mickey Mouse at Adlington Carnival
Dancers and drums create a colourful Adlington Carnival
St Paul's Church take part in Adlington Carnival