Big crowds flock to Burnham's Dance On The Beach
of dancers attracted big crowds to Burnham-On-Sea's seafront on
Saturday (July 17th) when a day-long special fundraising event
was held in aid of a cancer charity.
On The Beach' was held on the seafront outside the Bay View Cafe
after the high tide and windy weather caused a late change of
location from the beach.
event was held on a specially-built outdoor stage and included
a fun-filled line-up of dance acts from the talented members of
Highbridge's Lucy Gunter Dance and Theatre Arts Centre in aid
of Somerset Breakthrough Breast Cancer.
large cast from five years old upwards performed throughout the
day, all in aid of a great cause," principal Lucy Gunter
were street dance crews, boys dance groups, ballet, modern dance,
tap dance, jive, pop songs and musicals."
added that moving the stage from the beach onto the seafront had
helped swell the crowds of spectators even more.
Piper from Somerset Breakthrough added: "It was a really
fun event and a good sum is bound to have been raised."
charity collected donations and handed out breast cancer awareness
leaflets throughout the day.