THE sun shone down as Shanklin put on a spectacular carnival.

There was no judging, as the carnival is a non-competitive one.

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Floats and individual entries walked from the Poplar Road starting point through the town's main streets on Wednesday evening.

Homegrown entries included John's Club and Shanklin Brownies.

Music was provided by bands including Vectis Corps of Drums and Medina Marching Band.

All pictures by Paul Blackley.