WATCH: Ottery St Mary packed for spectacular Tar Barrel tradition

PUBLISHED: 16:48 05 November 2017 | UPDATED: 16:48 05 November 2017

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

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Video and pictures from one of the UK's hottest Bonfire Night traditions.

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Ottery St Mary was packed with people for the town’s annual Tar Barrels event last night (Saturday).

Barrellers young and old, male and female, raced up and down crowd-lined streets, until late into the night.

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Scroll down to see more pictures and video of the action. You can also send us your own pictures – email alex.walton@archant.co.uk

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Action from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa PlaceAction from Ottery St Mary's Tar Barrel roll 2017. Picture: Clarissa Place

Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83

Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83

Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83Scenes from the Tar Barrels in Otterly St Mary. Picture: Emma - @Embird83

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