JOIN us on another trip back through time as take a look at pictures taken in June 1960.

The coming of the month bought with it carnival season, as can be seen in images from both the Southampton and Woolston events.

Bandleader of The Blackjacks Rory Blackwell broke a world record by drumming continuously from 9am to 9pm, cheered on all the while by friends and family.

While the events pictured were taking place locally, here's what was transpiring nationally:

June 24

Avro 748 makes its first flight at Woodford. The twin turboprop airliner powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart engines was sold successfully world-wide, both for airline and military transport service.

June 26

British Somaliland gained independence from the United Kingdom before uniting with former Italian Somaliland to create Somali Republic.

June 28

An explosion in Six Bells Colliery, Monmouthshire, killed 38 miners.