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It was party time in Southend as the carnival came to town. A procession of colour, creativity and smiles! Were you snapped?
One of the many entries that use music to amaze and entertain.
A brilliant group of cheerleaders entertaining spectators with fabulous dance moves.
Bucket, spade and the inevitable seagull to steal your sandwiches.
Funky Voices were in high spirits!
The carnival brought costumes galore as always!
Tigers and giraffes were just some of the animals on show.
Bob The Builder chilling out with friends.
One of the more exotic entries.
One of the few real animals to take part in the carnival. Three shetland ponies all dressed up and ready to trot.
One of the biggest costumes to enter this year.
The swinging 60's brought back to life!
"What have you got?"... "HEART"
Warming up for the carnival with some flag waving!
Southend Carnival always highlights the creativity that runs through Essex.
The Vikings are coming!
One of the more colourful entries.
The Heart Angel's bubbly personalities are infectious, even dragons cannot resist.