Photo special: Jubilee celebrations across the Burnham-On-Sea
covered scores of Jubilee events across the Burnham area at the
weekend. Here, we have compiled a full photo round-up of a special
weekend of celebrations...
This bellringing team rang at towers in Highbridge, Burnham,
Berrow and Brean on Monday to celebrate the Jubilee. The ringers,
pictured, were Owen Cullwick, Marian Kerby, Roger Packer, Ron
Fisher, Brian Small, Rita, Leslie Trimmer, Alex Freeman, Bev Vincent,
Kaitlin Jarvis, Daniel Anderson, Georgia Ewart, Pamela Danbaban
and Graham Danbaban.
Brean Parish Council Chairman Jon Harris bravely volunteered
to be part of a Jubilee charity fundraiser outside the village's
... where the volunteers sat on a wooden seat above a pool of
freezing water that plunged downwards when spectators threw balls
at a button!
Spirits were high at the street party celebrations in Burnham's
Residents in Wilde Close joined in a three-legged race in their
Jubilee street party!
Members of Highbridge's Gospel Church celebrated the Jubilee
with a party
Burnham and Highbridge's Second Deputy Mayor Mike Mansfield presented
Highbridge's Gospel Church with a special Jubilee certificate
Musicians from across the area gathered in Burnham's Manor Gardens
on Sunday to perform at Jubilee Jazz In The Park.
Despite some wet weather the event was well supported with a
foot-tapping line-up of jazz being peformed.
One of the highlights of the weekend was a Jubilee parade through
Burnham, which attracted hundreds of people - full coverage here.
Mayor Ken Smout visited many street parties across Burnham and
Highbridge and is pictured here with residents of Burnham's Palmer's
Burnham broke the world record for building the most sandcastles
built in an hour. Here, several of the organisers - Ian Jefferies
and Steve Bird - celebrate the news. Full story here.
Highbridge's Lucy Gunter dancers performed in Burnham's Marine
Cove gardens following the world record sandcastle building event.
Burnham's Deputy Mayor Martin Cox attended a Jubilee tea party
at Abbeyfield on Saturday and presented a celebratory certificate.
Also pictured are Diane, the manager, and two residents.
Berrow Day Centre's Jubilee celebration meal saw members enjoying
a traditional English menu of sausages and mash followed by rice
Burnham's Mayor Ken Smout visited Berrow School where the children
were presented with commemorative Jubilee coins
The pupils at Berrow also got into the spirit of the occasion
by wearing fancy dress
Brent Knoll's summer fair took on a Jubilee theme - as we reported
A well-attended Jubilee songs of praise service was held in Burnham's
St Andrew's Church on Saturday evening
Residents of Burnham's The Grove held a huge street party - which
was claimed to be Somerset's biggest. Full story here.
The long-awaited unveiling of the new Highbridge clock took place
in froint of a crowd of residents in the town, as we reported
The Rotary Club unveiled its special Jubilee wall in Apex Park,
as featured here.
Day Nursery celebrated with a special Jubilee Tea Party on Friday
afternoon. Children and staff dressed in Jubilee outfits.
A Jubilee Fun Day on Monday at the BAY Centre was hailed a success
after attracting large crowds, as covered here.
The fountain in Burnham's Seaview Road was officially unveiled
after a major refurbishment, as we covered here.