In pictures: Nailsea Carnival

PUBLISHED: 09:00 06 July 2017

1st Nailsea Cub and Beaver Scouts.

1st Nailsea Cub and Beaver Scouts.


The seven dwarves, dalmations and Minnie Mouse were some of the delightful Disney characters parading through Nailsea’s streets on Saturday.

Adele Stitch School of Dance.Adele Stitch School of Dance.

The sun shone on the carnival’s colourful parade as it made its way from Clevedon Road car park to Millennium Park in Brockway.

Crowds of spectators gathered to cheer on the entries as they waved and danced along the route ending at the funfair and festivities on the green.

The event was a huge success with 14 entries including three ex-police horses.

Members of 1st Nailsea Beavers and Cubs won the category for junior schools and youth organisations with their 25 years of Disney theme.

Hannah More and Grove School.Hannah More and Grove School.

Adele Stitch School of Dance came top in the mixed age group with their Grand National entry and also won the award for best overall entry.

In the over 18 category, the Bedford Performers won first prize for their Disney costumes and Happy Hours won the preschool prize for dressing as the 101 Dalmations.

Cara Beaver, from the Friends of First Nailsea Scouts which organises the event. said: “The Friends of First Nailsea would like to thank everyone who has been involved to help make the day such a success.

“We’d particularly like to thank the Rotary club for helping with the marshalling and the barbecue, the police cadets who also helped to marshal the event and to Tesco for their ongoing support.”

Bedford Performers Disney tribute.Bedford Performers Disney tribute.

The carnival raised more than £8,900 for the scouts which will help to pay the loan the group took out to pay for a new scout hut.

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