Carnival parade hits streets of Tupton

Tupton Scouts winning float at the Tupton Carnival
Tupton Scouts winning float at the Tupton Carnival

Villagers took to the streets of Tupton on Saturday for a spectacular carnival parade.

Many groups walked the route in fancy dress including Tupton Rainbows, Brownies, Tupton WI, Tupton Primary School, Evangelical toddlers and Primary Colours dance group to name a few.

There were floats by Tupton Scouts, Rugby Club and the Evangelical church. Many other vehicles such as tractors and vintage vehicles joined the parade,

Tupton Scouts won the best themed display with their mining float.

The procession was led by the Sheffield pipe band with Chesterfield Musketeers bringing up the rear.

Entertainment on the field included the Heage Windmiller traditional dance team, rides and stalls.

Tupton Art club displayed their work and the historical photo display by Colin Smith proved very popular.

The annual event was opened by this year’s carnival queen Zaylie Crowe and her attendants Olivia Beford, Tyler-Louise Rice and Alyssa Wilmot.

Tupton Events Committee put on the event, raising money for it all year round.

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