26, 2011 Video:
Sir Terry Pratchett switches on Burnham-On-Sea Xmas lights
Huge crowds turned out to watch leading author Sir Terry
Pratchett switch on Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights on Saturday
Terry and the Mayor, Cllr Michael Clarke, hit a plunger at 4.45pm
to light up the town for the festive season.
afternoon of festive entertainment took place outside the Victoria
Hotel in Victoria Street featuring schoolchildren from St Andrew's
School and St Joseph's School performing Christmas songs, followed
by the Mudlarks Community Choir and local rock group Vermin.
Terry - who was joined on stage by Burnham's Mayor, the town's
Carnival Queen and Princesses - told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's
been a great honour to switch on the lights and I thank everyone
for the warm welcome."