Burnham-On-Sea family arts fun day hailed a success
of people attended a popular arts fun day in Burnham-On-Sea's
community centre on Saturday (September 10th).
arts group HABA (Highbridge and Burnham Artists) organised the
craft fair and family fun day with an 'Alice In Wonderland' theme.
event replaced the final day of HABA's July arts festival
which was postponed by bad weather.
Sarah Berryman, Chairman of HABA, told Burnham-On-Sea.com the
day had been a great success - with a hat making competition among
"A fantastic array of fabulous hats and masks were made
by the children, from crazy top hats to glamorous Ascot style
ladies hats. Children used their imagination to create millinery
masterpieces, including the winner of the Mad Hat competition,
Sophies amazing lighthouse hat," she said.
wide range of craft items were on show, including a knitted Alice
in Wonderland themed throw that had been created during a fund-raising
event earlier in the year.
Children also had the chance to help paint a huge blue caterpillar
made of papier mache.
The day ended with a special tea party attended by Alice and
the Mad Hatter.
Sarah added: "We had a great turnout for the event and are
very grateful to Ken Hindle at the Community Centre for helping
make the event such a success. We are also grateful to all the
local businesses that sponsored the event and donated raffle prizes.
Look out for details of our next event in November."