Northampton awash with smiles as thousands descend on Racecourse for Town Festival

Thousands of people flocked to Northampton Town Festival over the weekend to catch a glimpse of the human cannonball, hot air balloon launch among lots of other events.

Monday, 9th July 2018, 1:14 pm
Updated Tuesday, 17th July 2018, 6:44 pm
Thousands flocked to Northampton Town Festival over the weekend to enjoy bundles of entertainment in the sunshine.

Thrill-seekers headed to the free-of-charge three-day event on the Racecourse to watch live music, mooch around traders, try out local food and drink while enjoy the giant fun fair.

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Organisers arranged for 25 hot air balloons to launch yesterday at a later time of 8pm (Sunday) due to the hot weather and helicopters taking off at Silverstone.

Caroline Chisholm School pupils (pictured) were awarded £100 from Showtime Events after designing the winning banner displayed in the arena.