Published: June 5, 2012
Photo special: Jubilee celebrations across the Burnham-On-Sea area

Burnham-On-Sea.com 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 Beachcomber Inn...

... 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 Wilde Close

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 Close

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 pudding

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 here.

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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 here.

The Rotary Club unveiled its special Jubilee wall in Apex Park, as featured here.

Playaway 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.

 


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