A group of Elvises at the Ilkley Carnival parade

Ilkley Carnival shows and musicals parade hits right note

The streets of Ilkley were transformed into a stage today during a colourful  parade inspired by famous shows and musicals ahead of the town's annual carnival celebrations.

Characters from The Wizard of Oz, Guys and Dolls and The Lion King were on parade ahead of Ilkley Carnival along with walking floats featuring Mary Poppins and Joseph and The Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat.

A Mary Poppins walking float at Ilkley Carnival

1. Brolly good show

A Mary Poppins walking float at Ilkley Carnival
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1st Ben Rhydding cubs set sail on their HMS Pinafore float

2. Float on

1st Ben Rhydding cubs set sail on their HMS Pinafore float
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Aladdin leads the way

3. Musicals on parade

Aladdin leads the way
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Classic Walt Disney film Dumbo was featured in this walking float

4. Dumbo on parade

Classic Walt Disney film Dumbo was featured in this walking float
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