January 16, 2009
Carnival Queen presents silverware to winning clubs
150 people from carnival clubs across Somerset gathered in Brean
on Friday evening (January 16th) for Burnham and Highbridge Carnival's
annual presentation night.
Queen Tara Moxey and Carnival President Malcolm Borland handed
out over twenty trophies and tankards to representatives from
the clubs that won awards for their carnival floats at last November's
of Gremlins Carnival Club are pictured above being presented with
the sought-after Phil Harris Memorial Bowl for the best entry
in the entire procession. Their
entry, called Nemesis, wowed the crowds at last year's carnival.
the local winners was Highbridge's Hillview Carnival Club, whcih
won the Life President's Cup for best local entry. The Lucy Gunter
Dance Group won the Philip Lockyear Memorial Cup for the best
entry in the 'anything goes' category and the Chamber of Trade
Cup for second place in the best local entries.
presentation evening was held at the Farmer's Tavern at Brean
silverware was proudly displayed by members of the winning clubs
(click image above to see larger photo)
and Highbridge Carnival's organisers
Burnham-On-Sea Carnival Guide
Photos from the
2008 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival