The crowds have been gathering in Nottingham for the annual Caribbean carnival.
This year there were more than 800 costumes on display at the colourful event. It also attracted 15 separate troops that came from across the Midlands, including Leicester and Birmingham.
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Isolated wintry showers perhaps giving further, mainly slight, snow accumulations inland.
Staying largely dry for most of the night, but then with a line of showers travelling south across the region through the early hours.
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