BUXTON CARNIVAL 2016: Video and pictures from town’s big day

The weather failed to spoil Buxton’s big day, as thousands turned out for Saturday’s bumper carnival celebrations.

Despite the gloomy forecast and downpours, the weather took a back seat for the afternoon procession, much to the delight of carnival-goers.

Buxton Riding School

Buxton Riding School

The colourful floats and wacky foot characters lifted spirits as they made their two-hour journey along the town’s streets, cheered on by a vocal crowd.

Full report to follow.

Click the gallery link above to see pictures from today’s procession. Photos by Jason Chadwick.