Parades from the past

The Headland Carnival parade
The Headland Carnival parade

FINAL preparations for Hartlepool’s annual Grand Carnival Parade are being made ahead of the big day on Saturday.

The event attracts participants and spectators from throughout the town and further afield.

And with the parade now enjoying a new lease of life, this year’s spectacular promises to be as popular as ever.

Here’s some pictures from past parades. Do they jog any memories?

Contact Andrew Levett by emailing or write to him at Hartlepool Mail, New Clarence House, Wesley Square, Hartlepool, TS24 8BX.