Busy summer of events planned at Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove
busy summer of activities is being planned at Burnham-On-Sea's
Marine Cove gardens with a craft fete and several promotional
wildlife morning was held at the seafront gardens on Saturday
(June 16th) when guided tours were given by Peter Grainger, Ecologist
at Sedgemoor District Council, and community gardener Jacqui Strong.
They answered questions about the wildlife that lives there and
discussed the ongoing conservation work.
Cove will be holding its first ever outdoor craft fete on Saturday
11th August from 11am-3pm. The event is being held to raise funds
for the gardens and tables can be reserved for a cost of £5
gardens will also be taking part in the UK's nationwide 'Love
Parks Week', which runs from July 21st-29th. Local people will
be encouraged to visit local parks and public gardens, such as
in its sixth year, Love Parks Week will this year focus on access
for all to healthy green spaces. The campaign will be highlighting
what a healthy green space looks like and will begin to assess
the nations parks by encouraging people to give their park
a simple health check.
raising awareness of the importance of parks and green spaces.
Love Parks Week is a platform for hundreds of independent event
organisers to join forces in the UKs largest celebration
of green spaces," explained one of the organisers.
is also available on site in the gardens on the first Monday of
every month, from 10am until mid-day, encouraging more volunteers
to get involved with the Marine Cove Garden Project. Contact Mrs
Strong by email here.
Ecologist Peter Grainger, community gardener Jacqui Strong and
Friends of Marine Cove volunteer Patsy Kilghour at Saturday's