July 3, 2011
visitor promotes Alice-themed Burnham-On-Sea arts festival
of two local nursing homes welcomed a 'royal' visitor this week
when members of Highbridge and Burnham Artists (HaBA) called in
to promote their upcoming arts festival.
House Residential Home in Burnham-On-Sea and Holywell Nursing
Home in Brent Knoll were visited by The King of Hearts while they
made flower displays for this month's Highbridge and Burnham Artists
Arts Festival, which this year has the theme of 'Alice in Apex
colourful costume has been designed for the festival by HaBa member
David Filce and was worn by Verity Trevor-Morgan, as pictured
"The festival takes place on 15th, 16th and 17th July
and will let visitors meet the colourful characters of this well-loved
story," HaBa's Sue Hammond-Lovatt told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
also have a sculpture trail around the lakes and there will also
be family workshops including mask making, mad hat making and
will also be a number of competitions to enter, a drumming workshop
and live music. The sculpture that will be on show has been produced
by local schools, youth clubs, residential homes and some of the
that is not enough there will be art and craft exhibitions and
visits from Somerset Wildlife Trust, RSPB, BARB and others. The
event will be rounded off with a Mad Hatter's Tea Party on the
event is set to build on the success of previous events held along
the River Brue in 2008 and 2009 and last year's event at the park.