WATCH: Ottery St Mary packed for spectacular Tar Barrel tradition

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 - Credit: Archant

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 Place

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

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 Place

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

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 Place

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

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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 - Credit: Archant

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

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

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

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

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

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


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