Pictures: Saffron Walden in the grip of carnival fever

PUBLISHED: 10:27 10 July 2014 | UPDATED: 10:54 10 July 2014

It was a 'Magic' Kind of Rock night on Saffron Walden Common.

It was a 'Magic' Kind of Rock night on Saffron Walden Common.

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With Saffron Walden in the grip of carnival fever our picture galleries recap the ‘8 day weekend’ celebrations so far.

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It all began with X Factor winner Matt Cardle sending fans into a frenzy last Friday and continued with the amazing spectacle of 108 floats being paraded around Saffron Walden the following day.

A carnival queen has been crowned, dancing queens partied the night away to ABBA’s greatest hits, and a Queen tribute band rocked the marquee on the Common.

All it needs now is for the Queen herself to make an appearance!

• Click on the galleries (top right) for more on the carnival procession, soap box derby and the nightly events held throughout the week.

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