November 16, 2010
Burnham-On-Sea club wins top place on final night of carnival
carnival float made one final appearance on Monday evening (November
15th) when it bowed out with a win on the final night of the carnival
season in Weston-super-Mare.
Hillview Juvenile Carnival Club's cart, called The Show,
wended its way along Weston's streets and seafront, as pictured,
in front of big crowds.
club scooped top place in the juvenile category, having previously
won at Wells and achieved second places at Burnham, Bridgwater,
North Petherton and Shepton Mallet. Marina Sydenham lifted the
overall county cup.
Hillview Cart Captain Mark Bishop told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
had a good final night at Weston and are runners-up in the overall
County Cup, but congratulate Marina Sydenham on their thoroughly
"A big thank you goes to all the local people who have helped
us this year. We have had a really good carnival, and although
the weather has been very wet and cold, we've really enjoyed it
all. We couldn't do it, though, without all the support we get
from all those local businesses and local people - so thanks to
all of our supporters."
Our photos show the Hillview cart taking part in Monday's
Weston Carnival on the town's seafront and, above, crossing the
finishing line where the road crew applauded the youngsters onboard