carnival film is launched at Burnham-On-Sea's Ritz Cinema
A new historical film that tracks 40 years of Somerset's carnivals
was launched in Burnham-On-Sea this week.
90-minute DVD, called 'Film of the Decades - 40 years of Illuminated
Carnivals', had its first public screening at Burnham's Ritz Cinema.
audience of 100 people, who included Burnham and Highbridge's
Mayor, Ken Smout, attended the special screening.
DVD was originally made for The Queen last year to mark her Diamond
Jubilee and a reply was received from her Lady In Waiting thanking
the makers from the Carnivals In Somerset Promotion Project (CISPP).
people heard we'd made the film and asked whether they could see
a copy and this is how the show came about," the group's
Chairman, Andrew Tallon, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was our premier show and we had a capacity audience with some
people having to be turned away. All secondary schools will be
sent a copy free of charge to help promote carnivals."
thanked Pat Scott from The Ritz for giving the screen free for
the night. The next screening of the film will be held on 5th
June at 8pm at the Tor Leisure Centre in Glastonbury when tickets
will be £5 each. More details on 01963 440472 or click here.