From films to folk music and food, a free festival brought fun to Wivenhoe.
Despite grey and windy weather, thousands of people turned out to enjoy the Wivenhoe May Fair on bank holiday Monday.
As always, music was the main draw, with the eclectic acts on stage ranging from local favourites Fooled by Chance to Tequila Girls, who rocked their way over from Sweden to play the event.
On the acoustic stage, the plugs were pulled out by the Ragged String Band and up-and-coming 15-year-old singer-songwriter Lou Terry.
A new feature for the festival, held on the King George V playing field, was a bicycle-powered cinema tent showcasing the talents of local film-makers, including the award-winning efforts of Toby Roberts.
Away from the audio and visual pleasures, alternative therapies and art workshops gave people a chance to expand their minds and treat their bodies, while children went through their paces on a bouncy castle.