Published: September 3, 2011
In photos: Christmas comes early in Brean for fundraising campers!

Dozens of holidaymakers in Brean got in a festive mood this week to raise hundreds of pounds for Burnham-On-Sea's rescue hovercraft charity BARB by holding a summer display of Christmas lights!

Caravans and tents at Diamond Farm Holiday Park were decorated with displays of festival tinsel and inflatable snowmen during the unseasonal fundraiser. There was even a visit by Santa on a horse-drawn carriage!

Fundraiser Fran Lear told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A lot of fun was had by everyone. The Christmas displays attracted plenty of support and we were really pleased to raise £670 in just one day. We had a great response and thank everyone who helped."

A tombola, raffle and collections were also held by the fundraisers at Brean's Beachcomber Inn for BARB (Burnham Area Rescue Boat), which operates two life-saving hovercraft and an inshore rescue boat.

BARB Chairman Mark Newman said: "We are hugely grateful to the Diamond Farm team for their ongoing support of BARB - they always come up with novel, fun ways to raise money."

RELATED LINKS:

Official BARB Web site

 


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