begins in Burnham-On-Sea on creating Diamond Jubilee Wall
young members of Burnham-On-Sea Dreamscheme have designed and
made more than 90 tiles which are to appear on a special wall
being built in the town to mark this year's Queen's Diamond Jubilee.
Lemon of Haven Pottery taught the youngsters how to make and decorate
the tiles which are being 'fired' in readiness for affixing to
the Diamond Jubilee Wall which Burnham Rotary Club is building
in Apex Park in time for June's Jubilee.
Rotary Club's Jim Tancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "There
have been very kind offers of assistance and, to date, several
builders merchants have made major contributions including Jewson's,
Travis Perkins, Mark Priddice, Lympsham Concrete and Dulhorne
Farm Holiday Park."
the completion of the foundation slab, a group of first and second
year apprentices from Bridgwater College will undertake the building
of the wall as part of their construction training."
images on the tiles have been created by the Dreamscheme and will
be their interpretation of the Queen's crown. The tiles and other
artwork will be fitted into the face of the wall on both elevations."
the wall is celebrating the Diamond Jubilee, a commemorative plaque
will also be built into the brick face on both elevations.
Top, Joe Clark, Joe Reed, Josh Leigh, Rotary Mike Squires, Ian
Breed, Jim Tancock plus Thomas Jefferies, Abi Bonus, and Aaloyah
Brows. Centre: Tina Wright holding the tiles and, below, more