Scarecrows take top prize at Nailsea Carnival

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival.

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Revellers have raised more than £1,500 at Nailsea’s ‘fantastic’ carnival.

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival.

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Eleven groups dressed in colourful costumes and face paint to treat crowds to a spectacle on Saturday.

The Scarecrows' Wedding, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, We Will Rock You, Baby Shark and recycling were some of the themes chosen by participants.

Prizes were awarded to St Francis Primary School, 1st Nailsea beavers and cubs, Nailsea Musicals, Happy Hours Nursery and the overall winners - Golden Valley Primary School.

The event was organised by the Friends of 1st Nailsea Scouts.

Nailsea Musicals, Nailsea Carnival.

Nailsea Musicals, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant


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Its spokesman said: "We would like to thank everyone who showed their support by entering the procession, providing entertainment, donating financial support, prizes and time and all those who came along on the day to make it a fantastic carnival.

"The 1st Nailsea Scouts is proud to put on this event for the local community."

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The £574 collected during the procession will go to Your Cancer Café.

Bedford Players, Nailsea Carnival.

Bedford Players, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival.

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival.

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival.

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival.

1st Nailsea Scouts, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Whiteoak Academy, Nailsea Carnival.

Whiteoak Academy, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Whiteoak Academy, Nailsea Carnival.

Whiteoak Academy, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Kingshill School, Nailsea Carnival.

Kingshill School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival.

Happy Hours Nursery, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Kingshill School, Nailsea Carnival.

Kingshill School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Churchlane Pre School, Nailsea Carnival.

Churchlane Pre School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival.

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival.

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival.

St Francis School, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva.

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva. - Credit: Archant

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva.

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva. - Credit: Archant

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva.

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva. - Credit: Archant

Adele Stitch School Dance, Nailsea Carnival.

Adele Stitch School Dance, Nailsea Carnival. - Credit: Archant

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva.

Golden Valley School Nailsea Carniva. - Credit: Archant

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