Burnham-On-Sea, Somerset
The Canine Capers dog show was watched by large crowds at the Burnham Hospital Fete


August 29, 2005
Big crowds flock to Burnham's Manor Gardens for annual fete

Fundraisers from Burnham and Highbridge Diabetes Group on their tombola stallA dog show (pictured above) was just one of the many attractions that helped to attract large crowds to Burnham's annual hospital fete on Bank Holiday Monday, August 29th.

Hundreds of holidaymakers and residents gathered in the town's Manor Gardens in glorious sunshine to watch the 'Canine Capers Dog Show', a magician's show and support a range of local charities and groups.

Fundraisers from Moose International's Burnham LodgeStalls, displays, games, raffles and refreshments were on offer from a line-up of local organisations.

The groups included Burnham Venture Scouts, the Rotary Club, WI, the BAY Centre, Burnham Diabetes Group (pictured) and the Burnham Lodge of Moose International (pictured right).

Members of the Burnham RNLI Supporters Group and Fundraising Group at the busy showBurnham-On-Sea's RNLI Supporters' Group also joined up with the town's RNLI fundraising team (right) to run their own stall, selling a range of merchandise, souvenirs and greetings cards which proved popular with the crowds.

The annual fete is organised by the League Of Friends and raises many hundreds of pounds for groups across the area. A spokesman thanked all those who had attended for their valuable support.

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