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Headland Carnival capers from years gone by

The Headland Carnival fancy dress parade underway in 2011 and they still had fun even though the heavens opened.
The Headland Carnival fancy dress parade underway in 2011 and they still had fun even though the heavens opened.

We are days away now from the return of the Headland Carnival in Hartlepool.

And once again, it is likely to be a mix of wonderful and colourful events that all the family can enjoy.

Look at this colourful lot at the carnival in 2014.

Look at this colourful lot at the carnival in 2014.

And that’s been the case through the years as these photographs show from 2011 to 2014. Recognise anyone? The first shows the Headland Carnival fancy dress parade in 2011 which was marred by atrocious weather, although it looks like you all still had fun. Remember it?

How about this scene from 2012. It shows the sandcastle competition on the Fish Sands. Who remembers having a go in days gone by.

What about this scene from the 2013 carnival. Or how about this one showing some really colourful characters from 2014.

Get in touch with your carnival memories. Email chris.cordner@jpress.co.uk

All dressed up for the Headland Carnival Parade. Spot anyone you know?

All dressed up for the Headland Carnival Parade. Spot anyone you know?

The Headland Carnival sand castle competition  on the Fish Sands in 2012. Do you remember taking part down the years?

The Headland Carnival sand castle competition on the Fish Sands in 2012. Do you remember taking part down the years?