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Carnival 2006

Saturday evening procession

This starts around 7pm and is led by Town Crier Ros Chard followed by two flaming crosses and the Hatherleigh silver Band. Next in line is the burning frame of 12 torches, one for each month of the year. The procession is accompanied by 52 flaming torches in all - one for each week of the year.

Here's a selection of the Hatherleigh floats, plus some 'atmos' shots. If you're not on broadband yet, well you should be!

Please read and remember the copyright message at the bottom of this page - call 07831 138 318 if you want to discuss things! All pictures can be printed up to A4 and beyond on request though there will be a charge, with all surpluses going to Carnival funds. Or email us

Apologies to the other 20+ floats who took part - we'll try to upload the best of your pix shortly.

Finally, when you look at these pictures, remember that most of the floats are covered in coloured crepe paper ... cut into thin strips, sliced into 'grass', and then painstakingly stuck strip by strip onto a backing! See close up (above) of the rear of this float. It's a labour of love that sets Hatherleigh floats (and some others) apart from the rest. Don't miss the Carnival next year. Book early

The band leading the procession, followed by the torch frame.


The Queen's float with Hannah Winser

No need for any comment here

I'm a pink toothbrush, you're a blue toothbrush

Conflagrate er, ... sorry, EXTERMINATE!

The Hatherleigh Babes

The Hatherleigh Water Company doing unspeakable things

A touch of Nevada

The Hatherleigh Mafia

Take me to the stars

Mmm, a tasty float from Okehampton ... and well up to the high Hatherleigh standard.

The front of the procession waits in High Street ... as the back end continues on down Bridge Street!

Back to the Market!


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