April 11, 2011
wedding themed shop window competition starts in Burnham
Royal wedding themed shop window competition is being held in
Burnham-On-Sea this month.
25 shops and businesses will be hiding wedding-themed 'odd items'
in their windows, and shoppers will have the challenge of finding
them to be in with a chance of winning £100.
annual 'Spot the Odd Item in the Shop Window Competition', run
by Burnham's Chamber of Trade, has a Royal theme this year to
tie in with the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
of Trade Chairman Rhonda Mills said: "The competition aims
to raise awareness of the wide range of shops we have on offer
in Burnham Town Centre, as well as giving families and shoppers
some free entertainment over the holiday period."
contest will be held between Saturday April 16th and Friday April
29th. The 'odd items' will be either be wedding-related, or where
the shop window already has a wedding theme, the item will not
normally be sold by the shop.
of the 25 items will be hidden somewhere on the front page of
will be encouraged to find as many of the items as possible to
be in with a chance of scooping the £100 top prize. Runners-up
prizes will also be given by Burnham's Sea Breeze Art Gallery,
Mister Fudge, Home Hardware and Burnham-On-Sea.com.
forms are available at participating shops and, from this Thursday
(April 14th), at Burnham's new Tourist Information Centre. It
is also available here.
names of the winners will be announced during the Burnham Mayor's
Royal Wedding street party outside the Victoria Hotel at 4.30pm
on Saturday April 30th. Details will also be here on Burnham-On-Sea.com.
are Chamber of Trade Chairman Rhonda Mills, Vice Chairman Tom
Ashton and Treasurer Phil Hemming outside Burnham's tourist centre
which is one of the 25 shops taking part in the contest
A-Z Burnham-On-Sea shopping guide
Burnham Chamber of Trade official website