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Aslan the Lion and Father Christmas parade through Northampton at annual Frost Fair

Father Christmas led a festive parade through Northampton town centre on Sunday for the annual Frost Fair.

The market square was a showcase for more than 70 stalls with crafters and traders selling unique gifts and artwork to give shoppers inspiration for the Christmas period.
Traders included Fridge Street, Fleur Fields, Musically Made, Pins and Needles, Boho Village Limited, Firebrand Craft, The Bees Bones, Sweet Pea Candle Company, That’s Shallot Fashion, No Tickerty and Chocca Locca.
See our gallery below for a round-up of all the fun from the weekend.

Northampton's annual Frost Fair paraded through the town centre on Sunday.

1. The mane event

Northampton's annual Frost Fair paraded through the town centre on Sunday.
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The parade of mystical and fantasy characters wound its way down Abington Street and into the Market Square.

2. Your highness

The parade of mystical and fantasy characters wound its way down Abington Street and into the Market Square.
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Pupils from local primary schools followed Aslan as the parade marched through Abington Street and around the Market Square.

3. Festive cheer

Pupils from local primary schools followed Aslan as the parade marched through Abington Street and around the Market Square.
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Ellie Ponder and Jenny Ponder, from Gifts By El.

4. Find something unique

Ellie Ponder and Jenny Ponder, from Gifts By El.
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