awards to Burnham art competition winners
MP handed out prizes to the winners of an art competition on Saturday
(July 17th) during the second day of the town's arts festival.
Munt visited the
Birds and Beasts Arts Festival at
Apex Park, where she took a tour of the exhibits before handing
out awards to the winners of a 'Draw Burnham' contest.
is pictured above presenting prizes to John Anderton, who was
first, and second-placed Fred Petrie.
MP also presenting an award to Shannon Bowcott, 5, who came second
in the children's competition. First place went to Samuel Richards,
11, who was not present at the prize-giving.
organiser Judith Champion told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There
were over 35 entries to this year's 'Draw Burnham' competition
and the standard was very high."
the entrants had the whole day to choose something to draw in
the area and this was followed with an informal exhibition at
the end of the afternoon, with prizes to the winners."
said she was "impressed" with the range and quality
of the entries on show.
Birds and Beasts Festival is running until Sunday 18th July, with
free entry - the full schedule is here.
Arts group Highbridge and Burnham Artists (HaBA) is organising
an array of visual treats, including a sculpture trail around
the park, family workshops, live music, an arts and crafts fair,
a photography display, a photographic competition and a drawing