IN PICTURES: Crowds flock to Burnfoot Carnival

Burnfoot residents and visitors enjoyed a party to remember on Saturday, with hundreds flocking to this year’s carnival on the school field.

Monday, 8th July 2019, 4:31 pm
From left, Burnfoot Community Council vice-chairman Jamie Batten, Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton, cornet's lass Victoria Campbell, community council chairperson Ann Knight, Burnfoot lad Ryan Scott and carnival queen Leah Bell at Burnfoot Carnival.

Carnival queen Leah Bell and Burnfoot lad Ryan Scott did the estate proud as it welcomed Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton and his party to the event. An exciting programme of musical entertainment, including a Hawick debut performance from the newly-launched Harden Blades, made up of four former Scocha members, entertained the crowd, with food, stalls and a fairground also on hand to keep the carnival-goers busy. Photographer Alwyn Johnston snapped some of the action.

Burnfoot Carnival.
Youngsters enjoy the rides at Burnfoot Carnival.

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Fun at the fair at Burnfoot Carnival.
Enjoying a ride at Burnfoot Carnival are Chantella Frew and Jasmine Grieve.
Crowning the Burnfoot Carnival queen, Leah Bell, is Hawick Cornet Conner Brunton, with Victoria Campbell and Ann Knight looking on.
Fancy-dress entries at Burnfoot Carnival.
Burnfoot Carnival queen Leah Bell with her mum Stacey Reilly and lad Ryan Scott with his mum Amanda Robertson and other family members.
Burnfoot Carnival's parade.
Burnfoot Carnival's parade.
Hawick Cornet Connor Brunton and lass Victoria Campbell at Burnfoot Carnival.
Burnfoot Carnival attracted a sizeable turnout.
Dancing at Burnfoot Carnival.
Burnfoot Carnival queen Leah Bell with lad Ryan Scott.
The RDS Band on the stage at Burnfoot Carnival.
Harden Blades, a new band made up of former Scocha members, performing at Burnfoot Carnival.
Enjoying Burnfoot Carnival are Simone McLaughlin, from Edinburgh, and Ann Sherwood.
Hawick Cornet Connor Bunton with his lass Victoria Campbell at Burnfoot Carnival.
Burnfoot Carnival-goer Jessica Smith, 11.
Andrew Baxter, 10, is Mario at Burnfoot Carnival.
US president Donald Trump, alias Layton Gibson, seven, at Burnfoot Carnival.
Cornet's lass Victoria Campbell gives a whit to Burnfootl lad Ryan Scott at Burnfoot carnival as queen Leah Bell looks on.