Marine Cove gardens to be officially opened today
newly-refurbished Marine Cove gardens are to be officially opened
this afternoon (Saturday, December 10th) during a special ceremony.
Friends of Marine Cove is holding an afternoon of celebrations
from 3pm to mark the completion of the £360,000 two-year
project to refurbish the gardens.
District Council Chairman Cllr Gill Slocombe will
formally open the facilities alongside Burnham-On-Sea's
Carnival Queen, Jenny Yip, and her princesses.
From 3.30pm, there will be entertainment in the gardens by Burnham's
Mudlarks Community Choir, Burnham Dreamscheme and Berrow's Fei
Lung Kwan Kung Fu group.
A special mini-production of 'The Night before Christmas' will
also be performed, which will followed by carols by candlelight
refurbishment project was part-funded with £344,200
from the Heritage Lottery Fund plus grants from Burnham and Highbridge
Town Council, Viridor and Sedgemoor District Council.
The work has included
new landscaping, walls, fencing, lighting, paving, seating and
gardens will be filled with the sound of voices, festive music
and singing - it will be a wonderful event to mark the opening
of these newly refurbished gardens," one of the organisers,
Harley Cook, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.