Hot weather draws large crowds to Burnham's
Folk In The Park
of folk music enthusiasts descended on Burnham-On-Sea on Sunday
(June 19th) for the town's annual Folk In The Park concert.
gathered in The Manor
Gardens to enjoy a sweltering afternoon of summer weather
and an equally superb line-up of foot-tapping tunes.
large number of families supported the popular event, with some
eating picnics under the cooling shade of the trees while others
simply came along to listen to the various acts who played for
of the musicians are members of Burnham's popular Ritz Acoustic
Club, which meets weekly at the town's Ritz Social Club. Groups
who played included Gasoline, The Boys From Melbourne Street,
Steve Brown, Dave Wright, Nigel Snook, The Jockstrap Ensemble,
Gary Day and Dave Chave. Sound
for the event was overseen by GC Music.
(Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Cultural Arts and Development Society)
organises three of four free events a year for the benefit of
the people in both towns - and Folk In The Park was just one of
The next event is 'Picnic in the Park' on July 17th with the Ver-o-Neka
Big Band and the Rivertones, a male Barbershop Chorus group from
Taunton, plus the Pillowell Silver Band who were the West of England
Fourth Section Champions in 2004.
following event, Jazz in the Park, will be held on Sunday September
4th and will comprise of three or four well known Jazz bands.
All events are held in the Manor Gardens and entry is free.
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