Colyton Carnival 2011 - RESULTS

Photo gallery to follow.

PREDICTED heavy rain and gale force winds, thankfully, held off to enable another spectacular Colyton carnival parade to go ahead on Saturday.

Organiser Caroline Collier said they were delighted with the number of entries and the turnout of spectators, for what was a super night for the town.



Best overall: Yee Ha – Sidvale Carnival Club.

Best local float: Bird is the Word – Nunsford Nutters CC.

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Best walking: Auto-Matik – A&A CC, Nigel Phillips, Kilmington.

Best local youth float – Nellie the Elephant, Colyton Caterpillars.

Best float from uniformed organisations – Stand and Deliver, Colyton Brownies.

Best music in procession – Obsession from a Western, Axminster Young Farmers Club.

Most entertaining entry – Bird is the Word - Nunsford Nutters CC..


Open, motor drawn: 1, Yee Ha, Sidvale CC.

Queen’s tableaux, East Devon circuit: 1, Pearls of the Sea, Ottery St Mary; 2, Hollywood, Seaton; 3, Honiton Petals, Honiton.

Queen’s tableaux, non East Devon circuit: 1, Grecian Garden, Topsham; 2, Egyptian Treasurers, Teignmouth; 3, Back in Time, Bovey Tracey.

Comic: 1, Bird is the Word, Nunsford Nutters CC; 2, Obsession from a Western, Axminster Young Farmers Club; 3, Glast ‘Gnome Bury, Groves Nursery, Bridport.

Youth tableau, motor drawn (under 18): 1, Monarch of the Glen, South Brent CC; 2, Rainbow Bugs, Rainbow Under five Playgroup, Axminster; 3, Bottom of the Garden, Chloe Bolton, Axminster.

Youth tableau, motor drawn (over 18): 1, Nellie the Elephant, Colyton Caterpillars; 2, Stand and Deliver, Colyton Brownies; 3, Colyton Casualty Chaos, 1st Colyton Guides.

Open floats decorated (under 30ft): 1, Western Express, Ipplepen CC; 2, Game on, Fusion CC, Honiton; 3, Rasputin, Muckslingers CC, Awliscombe; 4, Venture Las Vegas, Ottery St Mary VSU.

Walking group (open): 1, Carnival De Venezia, Zem CC, Chard; 2, Higher Brucklands Livery Yard 2012 Hopefuls.

Walking group , local (open): 1, Colyton Football Cheerleaders team, Club, Coly Cobras; 2, Firework Spectacular, Colyton WI; 3, To the Fayre, Colyford Goose Fayre.

Walking group, local (junior): 1 Horrible Histories, Colyton Primary School; 2, Very First Colyton Scout Groups.

Costume or impersonation on foot (pairs): 1, Bill and Ben, Ozma CC, Bramall family, Exeter; 2, Captain Jack and Squawk, Jack and Oliver Marchant, Sidbury; 3, Blooming Marvelous, Batten-Stevens family, Ottery St Mary.

Costume or impersonation on foot (single over 16): 1, Auto Matik, A&A CC, Nigel Phillips, Kilmington; 2, Jewel of the Sea, Jodie-Bea Mitchell, Kingsbridge; 3, Chess Queen, Ozma CC, Mrs S Swain, Exeter.

Costume or impersonation on foot (single under 16): 1, Off with their Heads, Excalibur CC, Topsham; 2, Pharaoh Surprise, Aiden Pearcy, Ottery St Mary; 3, Super Mario, Ozma CC, Jake Bramall, Exeter.

Non Motorised: 1, Lighthouse Loonies, P Armour, Seaton; 2, Axe Valley Peddlars Cycle Fun Bus.