Winning designs in Burnham-On-Sea Jubilee art contest are unveiled
winning designs of a Jubilee art competition in Burnham-On-Sea
and Highbridge have been announced this week.
at several schools in the two towns, including St Joseph's, St
Andrew's, King Alfred, Churchfield and Burnham Infants, were challenged
to create a picture or image that would best sum up the feeling
of the Diamond Jubilee in our area.
competition was launched in April to find three artists whose
artwork will be painted onto the wall of the Lions Club building
at the Bay Centre field in Burnham on the day of the town's Jubilee
Family Fun Day, Monday June 4th.
was strong competition, but there were three clear winners - Lilly
Keeley-Watts (St Joseph's), Samuel Keeley-Watts (St Joseph's)
and Ophelia Buckton (St Andrew's).
of the organisers told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The judges felt
that all three pictures really summed up the overall feel of the
event and would be a fantastic reminder of the day for generations
designs will be 'drafted out' in advance and there will be an
opportunity for the public to pick up a paintbrush on the day
and help recreate their pictures onto the building wall, weather
done to all three and thanks to all those who took part in the
also went to Cora Stock and Highbridge and Burnham Artists (HABA),
who kindly offered their assistance on the day.
Jubilee Fun Day will be held at the Burnham Road Playing fields
next to the BAY Centre from 12pm - 7pm on Monday June 4th when
all will be welcome.
The three winning designs from Lilly Keeley-Watts (St Joseph's),
Samuel Keeley-Watts (St Joseph's) and Ophelia Buckton (St Andrew's)
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