rain fails to dampen spirits as cream tea raises £750
rain failed to halt a fundraising cream tea in Burnham-On-Sea
on Saturday afternoon (August 3rd).
than 100 people turned out to brave heavy showers to support the
Highbridge Festival Of The Arts Cream Tea.
fundraiser, at White Lodge in Rectory Road, raised £750
towards next year's 67th Festival.
Festival Committee would like to thank Liz Claydon for the use
of her house and her lovely gardens and all the people who braved
the big downpours that occurred during the afternoon," one
of the organisers, Greg Fear, told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
and Highbridge's Mayor, Cllr Martin Cox, attended the event to
announce the winners of the raffle, which itself raised over £200.
are very pleased with this outcome and we are still looking for
people who are interested in helping or being friend of the festival,"
get involved with the festival, contact General Secretary Maureen
Phillips on 01278 780615 or Chairman Denise Berry on 01278 780345