In video and
photos: 200 sea cadets parade through Burnham-On-Sea
More than 200 youngsters from sea cadet units across
Somerset and Dorset marched through Burnham-On-Sea today (Sunday,
October 16th) to celebrate Trafalgar Day.
The parade is rotated around the units of the two counties each
year, so only comes to Burnham once every eight years.
Crowds of onlookers watched the procession wend its way from
the Pier Street car park along the seafront to St Andrew's Church
where a short service was held.
was followed by a parade back to Morrisons, via Burnham High Street,
with a salute from the parade outside the Ritz by Burnham's Mayor
Cllr Michael Clarke, Mayoress Maria Clarke, Burnham's MP Tessa
Munt and Sea Cadets District Officer, Lieutenant Commander
Burnham's Mayor told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a wonderful
spectacle - and I full of admiration for all the cadets. They
were very well presented and it was great for Burnham that the
parade was held in the town. It was a very memorable afternoon."
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