Arts Festival duo handed long-service awards
long-standing organisers of Highbridge's Festival Of The Arts
were presented with special awards on Saturday (March 9th) to
thank them for their years of involvement.
Banks and Anne Bannister received certificates from Festival President
Chris Harris, as pictured, at Burnham-On-Sea's Princess Theatre.
has been involved for 28 years, recently as dance secretary, and
Anne for 36 years, recently as speech and drama secretary.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Anne and Marilyn have given so
much to this event over the past three decades that we wanted
to formally thank them for their involvement. Both have been invaluable
awards are given to voluntary helpers in conjunction with The
British and International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance
of talented youngsters from the ages of three upwards are currently
competing at the 2013 festival, wich runs from March 7th-16th.
Marilyn Banks, right, and Anne Bannister, left, receiving their
awards from Festival President Chris Harris on Saturday