Last weekend saw the Nottingham Riverside Festival combine for the first time with Nottingham Mela to showcase a vibrant and colourful cultural festival.
Situated on the banks of the River Trent, The Riverside Festival has enjoyed an excellent reputation of late for offering world music and culture. With fairground rides and stalls dotted along the Embankment, the festival this year was abuzz with people enjoying the sunshine.
Street performers kept the crowd entertained as they listened to live music and, as a predominantly family festival, there were many free activities around including kite making, circus skills and dance workshops.
The firework display on Saturday evening is always a dramatic display, with the river creating