It was all that jazz as Topsham Town Fayre opened today for a week long programme of fun events.
The train took the strain as jazz group Take A Train opened proceedings with a sessions outside the Matthews Hall this morning
Tonight also sees the crowning of the 2014 Topsham Royal Family while tomorrow (SUN) boasts the Topsham Allotments & Garden Society Flower & Vegetable Show, a Family Fun Afternoon at Topsham Rugby Club with a new event, The Wild Experience, giving visitors the chance to meet pythons, geckos, bearded dragons, water dragons, a tarantula, owls and red-tailed hawk.
Carnival Day is next Saturday, August 23, with Fore Street closed at 1.30pm for stalls to be set up
There will be food stalls and licensed bar all afternoon and evening a majorettes display outside Matthews Hall and Carnival Disco with Stuart Priestley -
The carnival procession will start at 7.30pm with prizes awarded for: oldest Gentleman driving his own cart; oldest Lady driving her own cart; youngest person driving their own cart and best decorated driver and cart.