Colourful parade headed through Bideford on Sunday to celebrate the town’s new mayor.

Bidefordians turned out to celebrate the annual mayor’s parade on Sunday.

Local groups and organisations paraded past the dignitaries on the way to St Mary’s Church for the civic service.

It comes after Cllr Philip Pester was officially introduced as mayor on Thursday.

Scroll through the gallery (above) for more photographs from the event.