June 18, 2011
photos: East Huntspill summer fair hailed a success
of residents flocked to the annual summer fair in East Huntspill,
near Burnham-On-Sea, on Saturday (June 18th).
event went ahead despite poor weather and included a country dancing
display by the village's schoolchildren plus a majorettes show
by The Bridgwater Kestrels.
Villager Nigel Smith bravely volunteered to be locked in the
stocks and have wet sponges thrown at him to raise money for the
And Burnham-On-Sea's Spirit Of Lelaina rescue hovercraft was
also on display, along with beach safety information.
Lukins from the school's fundraising team told Burnham-On-Sea.com
the event had been a great success.
"It was a very successful afternoon - we had a very good
turnout despite heavy rain showers and a poor forecast,"
"The performances by the majorettes and East Huntspill schoolchildren
were very well received. We thank everyone for their support and
hope to have raised a good sum for the school."