Hundreds of people turned out to watch the annual Dorchester Carnival on one of the hottest days of the year.
The theme this year was a Night at the Movies, and there was a dazzling array of colourful costumes on display in the carnival procession. The results for the best entries were:
Children Walking: The Grove Playgroup – 101 Dalmatians (pictured above).
Children’s Floats: St George’s Dragons – Joseph and his Technicoloured Dreamcoat.
Non-commercial organisations: Maiden Castle House – Carry on Caring.
Commercial shops and businesses: Wessex FM – Music from the Movies.
Overall winners: Dorchester Town FC – Alice in Wonderland
Natterjacks Award (new trophy): Manor Park First School – Trolls.
Dorchester Drama put on a great show
Dorchester Town FC – aka The Magpies – in fine form!
Dorchester Community Nursery School as the Wizard of Oz
Manor Park School as Trolls
Prince of Wales School at Peter Pan