begins to Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights switch-on
equestrian rider Deb Criddle, who won three medals at the 2012
London Games, will be helping to switch-on Burnham's Christmas
lights this Saturday (November 24th).
afternoon of free family entertainment will be held outside
the Somerset and Dorset pub in Burnham High Street from 3pm featuring
Burnham's Mudlarks Community Choir, St Andrew's School and festive
hand bell ringers.
choir will be performing Christmas music from 3pm and Father Christmas
is due to arrive from the North Pole at around 3.20pm with free
surprises for children.
Mudlarks Community Choir will perform a great line-up of
Christmas songs at 3.40pm, followed by local
hand bell ringers at 4.20pm. The Carnival Queen will arrive at
4.30pm, followed by the Mayor and VIP guests, including Burnham's
Olympic torch bearers, at 4.35pm, with the switch-on itself taking
place at 4.45pm.
traders in Burnham will be staying open until 6.30pm after the
Christmas lights switch-on for visitors to get their Christmas
rider Deb Criddle, right, won a team gold medal and two individual
silver medals at the 2012 London Paralympic Games. She lives near
event will be led by local radio presenter Ian Burrage and is
being organised by Burnham Chamber of Trade, Burnham Town Team
and Burnham Lions. Any late changes will be announced on Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Burnham Chamber of Trade official website