Published: September 30, 2012
£3,660 raised at Burnham music and fun day in memory of Dylan Cecil

A fundraising music and fun day was held in Burnham on Saturday (September 29th) in memory of Dylan Cecil, the four year-old boy who died in August after falling from the town's jetty.

The 11-hour fundraiser was held outside The Dunstan House in Love Lane and raised £3,660 for the town's search and rescue teams - BARB, The Coastguard Association, RNLI and SARbot.

Along with childrens activities and an auction, there was comedy from Buster and live music from local groups Ping & I, So Watt, Kastrow, The Ovation Brothers, Snatch & Co, Vermin, The Ginger Hitlas and Riverbrew.

Organiser Dusica Roberts told Burnham-On-Sea.com she was pleased with how the event went. "As soon as I heard about what had happened to Dylan I wanted to help," she said.

"This event was a positive way to raise funds for the rescue services involved in the search for Dylan. We're grateful to everyone who supported and attended the event today and thank the Dunstan House for providing their facilities."

Organiser Dusica Roberts and Mayor Ken Smout with Dylan Cecil's grandparents Jackie and Dave McCollum

Mayor Ken Smout with representatives from the four charities

Comedian Buster with friends at Saturday's fun day

The crowds were treated to an afternoon and evening of great music

BARB's hovercraft was on display and proved popular with youngsters

 


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