A riot of colour and pictures from Wednesday’s main carnival parade.

Scenes from the Combe Martin Carnival parade 2012. To order this picture click on the myphotos24 link to the left of this story.Scenes from the Combe Martin Carnival parade 2012. To order this picture click on the myphotos24 link to the left of this story.

OLYMPIC wooden horses, pirates, farm animals, dragons, Disney characters… It could only have been the Combe Martin Carnival; parade on Wednesday night.

The week long carnival celebrations once again saw a large assembly of walkers plus motorised floats, Barnstaple Youth Marching Band and North Devon Pipes and Drums, as well the traditional favourites.

These included the Uncle Tom Cobbley Horse, a winning Olympic equestrian team already decked out with the victors’ medals and rosettes after finding the time to trundle up to London…

Scenes from the Combe Martin Carnival parade 2012. To order this picture click on the myphotos24 link to the left of this story.Scenes from the Combe Martin Carnival parade 2012. To order this picture click on the myphotos24 link to the left of this story.

* Click on the link to the top right of this story to see many more carnival night pictures.