photos: 2012 Burnham and Highbridge Carnival Presentation Night
clubs from across Somerset gathered together for the annual Highbridge
and Burnham Carnival presentation ceremony on Saturday night (February
event, held at Laburnum House in West Huntspill, saw over 40 trophies
and cups handed to the winners of last
November's procession by Carnival Queen Jenny Yip and Carnival
Chairman Phil New.
Carnival Club received the main trophy, the Phil Harris Memorial
Bowl, for the best entry in the entire Burnham procession after
their stunning cart 'Overthrow of the Tsar' impressed the judges.
of Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club, pictured right, received
five awards for their cart 'One Way Ticket', including the silverware
for the best local entry.
Jamie Hawke, Burnham Carnival Committee's outgoing chief marshall,
was awarded a special trophy, the Ben Travers Challenge Cup, by
the committee members (pictured above) for his work in showing
"the true spirit of carnival".
Phil New told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Saturday's event was a
great evening when clubs from across Somerset came together to
look back at a super carnival. Everyone is now looking forward
to this November's carnival."