The Parade

The Ilkley Carnival 2017 parade saw 1,000 participants from local schools and organisations march along The Grove, dazzling audiences with their 'At the Movies' inspired outfits.

Spectators witnessed colourful Trollz dancing through the streets, Wizards of Oz characters skipping with pride, and Disney heroes and villains royally waving to their friends and family, as they led visitors down to the carnival showground.

The Matt King Trophy for overall best in parade was clinched by Ashland's Primary School for their 'Magic of Disney' tableaux which included Beauty and the Beast and The Lion King. With Ilkley Pre-School and its 101 Dalmatians taking the title of best pre-school, with 1st Ben Rhydding Cubs taking the title of best organisation