Eleven pictures from this year's Todmorden Carnival
The sun shone down and residents gathered as the 66th Todmorden Carnival got underway at the weekend.
The theme of this year’s procession was Horrible Histories and everyone taking part was encouraged to step back in time for inspiration. Here are a few pictures from the annual event.
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Circus stilt walkers entertained the crowds
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Carnival Queen Sameeha Naseer, 11, and Carnival Princess Olivia Whittaker, nine.
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Mayor and Mayoress of Todmorden, councillor Ken White and Catherine White.
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Joshua Parnell, four, with dad Stuart Parnell.