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Townspeople turn out for carnival day

Rugby Editorial 9th Jul, 2014 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

THREE thousands people enjoyed the fun of Lutterworth’s carnival day.

The much-anticipated event took place on the town’s recreation ground on Saturday afternoon.

It began with the return of the traditional procession of 15 floats that, led by Mayor Philip Toye in an Ariel Atom supercar, made its way from the college and through the town centre to the rec was a host of entertainment and demonstrations.

The day also saw the crowning of the carnival prince Luke Stevens and princess Grace Harrison.

Coun Robert Coleman, who is a member of the town council’s events working party, said: “It was a great day all round and turned out to be another successful Lutterworth Carnival, something for all the community to enjoy.

“Roll on next year where we will hopefully see more participants in the procession.”

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Ethan and Katie Paget having fun on the beach. 28.014.012.lutt.jm4

Lutterworth fire station watch manager Karl Anderson with trainee fire fighter Edward Simpson. Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm3 (

Jack Johnson from LARISA with his wheelchair basket ball players. Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm2 (

Lutterworth RFC had a ball throwing competition. Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm9 (

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Mini quads for junior petrol heads. Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm11 (

Fun on the bungie. Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm12 (

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It didn’t look this steep from the bottom!! Picture by Jon Mullis 28.014.012.lutt.jm16 (


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