Sir Terry Pratchett to switch on Burnham-On-Sea Xmas lights
fantasy author Sir Terry Pratchett has been named as the VIP guest
who will be switching on Burnham-On-Sea's
Christmas lights next month.
Chamber of Trade has announced that the well-known author will
be leading the big switch-on ceremony on Saturday November 26th
Terry will join Burnham's Mayor, the town's Carnival Queen and
local radio presenter Ian Burrage outside the Victoria Hotel in
Victoria Street for the special ceremony.
Mills, Chairman of Burnham's Chamber of Trade, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It is a great honour to have such a prominent author kindly
agree to switch on our Christmas lights. We are very much looking
forward to welcoming Sir Terry to Burnham."
afternoon of festive entertainment is being planned in conjunction
with Burnham Lions Club during the run-up to the switch-on, starting
at 2.30pm, featuring music from local schoolchildren and the Mudlarks
Further details about the full schedule will be announced later
Pictured: Top, Sir Terry Pratchett, and above Burnham Chamber
of Trade's Rhonda Mills, Jonathan Walter and Deryk Monaghan outside
the Victoria Hotel this week with several of the author's books
Burnham Chamber of Trade website