grandma leads Burnham-On-Sea's annual Smile Walk!
charity walker dressed as the grandmother of popstars Jedward
was among the colourful participants taking part in Burnham-On-Sea's
annual Smile Walk on Sunday (August 28th)!
small crowd turned out to watch the start of the fundraising fancy
dress walk along the town's seafront, which was held to raise
funds for an Indian school.
20 people took part in the walk along the town's jetty, past the
Pavilion, to the bandstand before returning to the South Esplanade.
Jayne Feltham told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "A big thank you goes
to everyone who took part or supported us today - it was a great
added that the seafront collection had raised £133 while
sponsorship fees are expected to raise in the region of another
will go to the Peter Gilliard Memorial School in India, which
is named after Highbridge resident Peter Gilliard, who died in
The school educates over 360 children and costs £2,000
a month to keep running and is funded partially by events in the
Burnham and Highbridge area.
Among those taking part in Sunday's walk were a wide range of
people of all ages, including 90-year-old Robert Vaughn and 89
year-old Dorris Arnold in a mobility scooter.
Pictured: Doreen Manning dressed as Jedward's grandmother
along with other colourfully-dressed participants at Sunday's
fancy dress walk