Knoll to join nationwide
chain of Jubilee beacons
Knoll will be among 2,600 locations across the UK joining a nationwide
chain of beacons to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee in June.
beacon will be lit on the summit of Brent Knoll which will be
clearly visible from Burnham, weather permitting, on Monday 4th
and Highbridge Town Council had also hoped to light a beacon on
the town's beach, however a high tide that night means this will
not be possible.
network of more than 2,600 beacons is to be lit by communities
throughout the UK, Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, along
with the Commonwealth and UK overseas territories, on 4th June
to celebrate The Queen's Diamond Jubilee. The exact times will
be announced in May.
is one of several celebrations announced by Buckingham Palace
on the extended Bank Holiday central weekend of 2nd-5th June.
The trig point at the top of Brent Knoll, where the beacon will
be lit to mark June's Royal Jubilee