Cracking turnout for Sheringham Easter bonnet parade

Five-year-old Polly Robbins with her egg box creation. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Five-year-old Polly Robbins with her egg box creation. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Headgear on show at Sheringham's annual Easter bonnet parade ranged from traditional hats adorned with rabbits, chicks and daffodils, to wacky creations including a Mr Potato Head-inspired Humpty Dumpty topper and a spring garden complete with real grass and knitted carrots.

Three-year-old Ollie Rees-Limburn cracks a smile, after tucking in to a chocolate egg. Picture: KARE

Three-year-old Ollie Rees-Limburn cracks a smile, after tucking in to a chocolate egg. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Organised by Sheringham Playpark Revamp Group and Ladybird Pre-School Nursery, the event included a face painting and craft stalls, as well as games and a cake sale.

One of the bonnets on show at Sheringham Easter parade. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

One of the bonnets on show at Sheringham Easter parade. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Entrants lined up on Otterndorf Green for judging by town mayor David Gooch, with town crier Andrew Cunningham-Brown and bonnet competition winner Florrie Robbins leading a parade through the town.

Freya Gurney gets a bird's eye view of the parade from her pram. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Freya Gurney gets a bird's eye view of the parade from her pram. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Playpark group founder member Emma White said the parade had a real 'buzz'.

Easter bonnet competition winner Florrie Robbins, 8, with Sheringham mayor David Gooch and town crie

Easter bonnet competition winner Florrie Robbins, 8, with Sheringham mayor David Gooch and town crier Andrew Cunningham-Brown. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

'We were very pleased with the turnout,' she added. 'There were some fantastic bonnets, it was great to have some sunshine and we were really pleased to be working with Ladybird.'

Seven-year-old Noah Heath and his one-year-old brother Sacha. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Seven-year-old Noah Heath and his one-year-old brother Sacha. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant


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Sisters Polly and Florrie Robbins strike a pose in their Easter bonnets. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

Sisters Polly and Florrie Robbins strike a pose in their Easter bonnets. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

One of the bonnets on show at Sheringham Easter parade. Picture: KAREN BETHELL

One of the bonnets on show at Sheringham Easter parade. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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Third prize-winner Faith Wright, 3, wearing her Mr Potato Head-inspired Humpty Dumpty bonnet. Pictur

Third prize-winner Faith Wright, 3, wearing her Mr Potato Head-inspired Humpty Dumpty bonnet. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

Town crier Andrew Cunningham-Brown leading the parade with bonnet competition winner Florrie Robbins

Town crier Andrew Cunningham-Brown leading the parade with bonnet competition winner Florrie Robbins, 8. Picture: KAREN BETHELL - Credit: Archant

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