world record sandcastle building bid!
builders from across the west country are being sought to join
a world record attempt on Burnham-On-Sea beach this Saturday (June
part of Burnham's Jubilee Celebrations, an attempt to beat the
world record of building more than 571 sandcastles in an hour
will be held at 12.30pm.
event will be held on the sand to the north of Burnham's famous
pier - and people of all ages are being urged to join in, free
Jefferies, one of the organisers, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
are looking for as many individuals, youth groups, schools and
playgroups from across the area as possible to participate. We
really want to make this a Jubilee to remember in Burnham and
have high hopes the record can be broken. All we ask is that people
bring along a spade with them."
event will also be raise money and awareness for The Coastguard
Association, Burnham Area Rescue Boat hovercraft, Burnham Lions
and the RNLI.
Anyone is invited to take part and after the record attempt,
an afternoon of entertainment is being planned in Marine Cove
participants in the world record will receive a certificate of
video of how to make sandcastles - which have to be 2ft tall and
2ft wide with four towers in each corner - has been produced by
the organisers and is shown on the right.
participants in the world record attempt will receive a certificate
business community is supporting the event with backers including
Sunspot Amusements, The Pavillion, The Oaktree, Burnham and Highbridge
Town Council, Toy Cupboard, Seabreeze, Galley Cafe, Burnham-On-Sea.com,
Skye Bar, Sedgemoor District Council and Burnham Swim Academy.