December 12, 2010
Christmas tree festival opens in Burnham-On-Sea
fortnight-long Christmas tree festival has opened in
Burnham-On-Sea with a dozen sparkling trees on display.
Andrew's Church is holding the seasonal festival, along with a
display of its life-size crib, every day until Christmas Eve.
Saturday evening (December 11th) more than 50 people attended
a special ceremony to formally light-up the colourfully-decorated
trees, which are sponsored by a dozen local firms.
by members of the public to the tree festival is free, although
donations are being encouraged for The Children's Society.
Richard Allen told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The trees look wonderful
this year and will be lit right up to Christmas Eve."
church is open for the festival every day from 10am-4pm, except
Sundays, in the run-up to Christmas. The trees have been decorated
with unique decorations according to the sponsoring company.