Attractions included games, stalls, 'Smugglers in the Stocks', and a costume competition judged by the Mayor of Budleigh Salterton, as well as cream teas.
A fun outing for the family in Fairlynch Museum garden
That knife shows that he means business
Entering competitors for the different categories of the competition
Mayor Courtney Richards admits this pirate has a point
There were plenty of other activities apart from the costume competition
For this one you just needed a good aim to hit the smuggler in the stocks
And even try a Granny Gothards ice cream
All in all, a fun day for organisers and visitors
Results of the Smugglers and Pirates Costume Competition:
The answer for the 'Guess the pirate's name' quiz was:
Sir Francis Verney
Born 1584 in Tring, Hertfordshire. Died 1615, aged 31, in Messina, Sicily. A Barbary corsair who based his operations in Algiers. Born a nobleman, he left England after the House of Commons sided with his stepmother in a legal dispute over his inheritance.
(Well, I never knew that!)