Kenilworth embraced the carnival spirit for the 83rd year on Saturday as hundreds came out to line the streets and cheer on charity floats.
Carnival committee chair, Anne Brough described it as another amazing day, and thanked everyone who came to support the committee and groups involved in making the day one to remember.
“We had an excellent day the sun shone and the community came out to support us,” she said.
The popular and long-running town carnival returned for its 83rd year along with the popular fair and activities in Abbey Fields.
2015’s Carnival Queen, 16-year-old Carnival Queen, Imogen Sillito-Tooth led the procession of community and charity floats from Brays car park through the town after judging and awards presented by town mayor, Michael Coker.
Awards were announced as follows:
Overall Float to St Johns Primary School for Circus
Overall Walker to Kenilworth Round Table for Knights of the Round Table
Overall Children’s Effort to Clinton School for Under the Sea
Award for non Kenilworth people to Viva Theatre Arts for The Little Mermaid
Award for Kenilworth people to The Chinewrde Carnival Collective for Musical statues
School Cup to St Johns Primary for Circus
Clubs and Societies award to 8th Kenilworth Brownies for Under the Sea
Clubs and Societies Junior to Kenilworth Junior Rugby Football Club for Kenilworth Rugby Club
Tradesman’s Vehicles and Commercial award to David Lee Solicitors for Court Room
Group Walkers award to Police for Police Officers
Organisations Walkers to Kenilworth Round table for Knights of the Round Table