SLIDESHOW: Ashington Festival’s carnival

Big crowds turned out for the annual Ashington Festival on Saturday (August 15).

There was plenty of summer family fun with music, entertainment, stalls, the Harris Funfair, car boot sale, the Flower Show and much more.

Ashington Festival, Pic Steve Robards SR1519615 SUS-150817-141257001

Ashington Festival, Pic Steve Robards SR1519615 SUS-150817-141257001

However, the main focus was on the carnival procession with its wide variety of costumes and colourful characters.

Photographer Steve Robards was in the village to capture some of the sights.

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