Published: December 9, 2012
Two-week Christmas Tree Festival opens in Burnham-On-Sea

A two-week Christmas tree festival is underway in Burnham-On-Sea, with more than a dozen sparkling trees on display.

A lighting-up ceremony was held on Saturday evening (December 8th) inside St Andrew's Church where the annual tree festival and life-size crib scene is now open to the public.

Local businesses and organisations from Burnham and Highbridge have decorated the trees.

Many of the trees have been decorated with unique items linked to the sponsoring company. Among them is

Organiser Richard Allen, pictured, told "The trees look wonderful. We have a good selection again this year and they will be lit right up to Christmas Eve."

The trees are on show to the public from 10am-4pm each day until Christmas (and on Sunday afternoons). Entry is free, with charity donations welcome.

Supporting companies and organisations include St Andrew's Church,, Baytree Upholstery, Material Needs, GW Hurleys, Ritz Cinema, Mike Lowe Hairdresser, Scott's Furnishings, Bayree Building, Home Hardware, Positive Wealth Creation, St John Ambulance, St Andrew's School and the Church Choir, Burnham Infant School and the Hospice Movement.


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