June 22, 2008
Special: 2008 Burnham-On-Sea Smile Walk
30 colourfully dressed walkers strode out for charity when Burnham-On-Sea's
annual Smile Walk took place on Sunday afternoon (June 22nd).
popular fancy dress walk started next to the town's jetty and
the walkers made their way along The Esplanade, past the pier,
before returning and taking in the Southern Esplanade to the Sailing
Club and back.
This year's event was accompanied by live jazz music and there
were balloons and refreshments for the participants.
will be going to the Peter Gilliard Memorial School in India and
organiser Becky Saunders told Burnham-On-Sea.com she was pleased
with how the event had gone. "Today's walk has been another
great success, raising plenty of smiles and funds for a good cause,"
Spratt family - Malcolm, Joshua, Bethany and Aaron - were dressed
as Red Indians
and Barbara Lee with Beth Feltham and Ben Barker joined in the
youngest Smile Walker was 18 month old Caleb Shinn dressed as
Black with organiser Becky Saunders at the start of the walk
residents Philip Lesley and Bob Saunders joined in the fun
musicians David Wright, Alan Bobyer and Chris Lock entertained
Lee Robinson was among those striding along the seafront
Martin was dressed as 'spider gran'!
weather and a cool breeze provided ideal conditions for the walk