Lavenham Carnival - a step back in time

The Lavenham Carnival, which this year has a 1940s theme, takes place on Bank Holiday Monday. ANL-150825-100311001
The Lavenham Carnival, which this year has a 1940s theme, takes place on Bank Holiday Monday. ANL-150825-100311001

The Lavenham Carnival, a feature since the 1970s, will be returning on Bank Holiday Monday to raise money for the Lavenham Community Council.

The event has a 1940s theme with a carnival procession featuring classic vehicles from the era as well as floats and traditional costumes and music.

The carnival has teamed up with the Lavenham Press Rare Breeds Motor Show, with over 450 classic and vintage cars displayed. Admission is £5 per adult, under-16s get in for free. The procession starts at the recreation ground from midday.