PICTURES: Nine images of Buxton Carnival from the noughties

Promoting the Buxton Festival Fringe at Buxton Carnival, 2008
Promoting the Buxton Festival Fringe at Buxton Carnival, 2008

Here’s nine colourful photos of Buxton Carnival from the noughties!

Following on from our popular nostalgia picture feature earlier this week (Ten pictures of Buxton Carnival from yesteryear), here’s another selection of Buxton Carnival highlights, this time from the years 2000-2009. All the photos are from the Advertiser’s archives.

Buxton Carnival 2007, the Spa rock n rollers

Buxton Carnival 2007, the Spa rock n rollers

And don’t forget, the 2016 Buxton Carnival will take place this coming Saturday (July 9) with the parade starting at 2pm from outside Buxton Railway Station, on Station Road.

One of the highlights of the 2008 Buxton Carnival procession.

One of the highlights of the 2008 Buxton Carnival procession.

Hargreaves staff don Walt Disney costumes, Buxton Carnival, 2004

Hargreaves staff don Walt Disney costumes, Buxton Carnival, 2004

Face Facts with their entry, celebrating 20 years in business, Buxton Carnival, 2005.

Face Facts with their entry, celebrating 20 years in business, Buxton Carnival, 2005.

Going all prehistoric, Buxton Carnival in 2008

Going all prehistoric, Buxton Carnival in 2008

The Buxton Black Belt Academy float, Buxton Carnival 2003.

The Buxton Black Belt Academy float, Buxton Carnival 2003.

The Buxton Young Farmers' Club float, Buxton Carnival, 2005.

The Buxton Young Farmers' Club float, Buxton Carnival, 2005.

It was certainly a case of soggy Saturday for those who braved the rain at Buxton Carnival in 2004.

It was certainly a case of soggy Saturday for those who braved the rain at Buxton Carnival in 2004.