Music, a 7ft skeleton and a parade through Sincil Street were all part of this year’s Day of the Dead celebrations in Lincoln this weekend.

The two-day event ran on both Friday and Saturday, and took inspiration from the Mexican holiday ‘Día de Muertos’, when people remember the lives of those who have died.

Here’s a roundup of the festivities, with pictures by our reporter Max Norstrom (click on images for full size):