Highbridge festival hailed a success after 1,800 performers take
66th annual Festival Of The Arts has been hailed a huge success
after ending its 10-day run on Saturday (March 16th).
Over 1,800 talented youngsters from the ages of three upwards
competed at Burnham's Princess Theatre in scores of dance, speech,
drama, singing and instrumental categories.
Chairman Jenny Golding - pictured with musical adjudicator Elizabeth
Brazier at the festival's finale with St Joseph's School pupils
on Saturday - said the event had been a great success.
has been a really successful year with some superb performances,"
Jenny told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We thank everyone who took
part and supported us in any way."
Phillips, the festival's General Secretary, added that 1,800 performers
had participated over the whole festival and that the event had
attracted around 2,000 audience members, making it one of the
best supported ever.
from the 2013 Highbridge Festival of the Arts