Nostalgia: Tar Barrels from 1997 - Part 2

PUBLISHED: 11:17 01 November 2017 | UPDATED: 15:11 03 November 2017

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

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More pictures from the 1997 barrels in Ottery St Mary.

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Here’s our second gallery of photos from the 1997 Tar Barrels night in Ottery St Mary. Keep an eye out for more photo galleries from past barrels as we approach the big night this Saturday!

Check out our other Tar Barrel galleries: Tar Barrels from 1997 - Part 1, Part 3.

More: Read our essential guide to this year’s event - Ottery Tar Barrels 2017 what you need to know.

Join in: To see more from the Herald’s picture archive, join our Facebook nostalgia page, Devon Memories.

Reprints: You can order prints from these photos through our photo ordering site here - a great idea for a Christmas gift.

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

Ottery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archiveOttery Tar Barrel Night 1997. Picture: Sidmouth Herald archive

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