The sun came out to see the prizes awarded this afternoon for the town’s Carnival Competitions, of which the Jewel in the crown is the award of Spirit of Carnival. This year’s winner is Helen Sceales, who holds the award, and represents the Carnival at events such as November 5th Fireworks and Carols in the Square.
Other prize winners: The Meaning Family for Best Dressed House, which reflected famiy history and ties with Canada. Joanne’s father, John Peston came to Yarmouth as a Canadian soldier in WWII .
Tony and Joanne Meaning who won the prize for Best Dressed House with their family photos and ‘Prairie family’ enjoying the sun in the garden.
Tony and Joanne sponsored the ‘Decorated Dinghies’ competition.
Joanne and Tony Meaning and family receiving the ‘Best Dressed House’ prize, a crystal bowl.
Delighted individuals: It would have been Ist Prize if only there had been more than one blue Smartie in the pack…
Stella Taylor deservedly won the prize for the Best Miniature garden – judged by Anne Toms who has the Gallery in the High Street.
It took the mayor, Steve Cowley, and David Langford, Master of Ceremonies, a long while to discover the bear’s name from this prize winner.
And then off to the harbour for a boat trip to watch the Lifeboat display.