PICTURE SPECIAL: Fun in the sun at Northampton’s Umbrella Fair

The Racecourse in Northampton attracted hundreds of visitors on Saturday and Sunday when the Umbrella Fair took place.

The event included live music stages all over the park including acoustic, folk, jazz and world music.

Poet Peter James Norman at the Umbrella Fair

Poet Peter James Norman at the Umbrella Fair

There was also a produce show, a discussion and debate tent, a youth stage, a cabaret stage and a dub tent.

Visitors enjoyed some summer sunshine, brought picnics or tried out some of the wide range of food stalls at the event.

The event is organised by the Umbrella Fair Organisation which is a Northampton-based community co-operative of local people promoting sustainable living and community co-operation.