Burnham-On-Sea carnival club finds a new home after online appeal
Hillview Carnival Club has found a new home after issuing an urgent
appeal for help in January when it found it could soon be 'homeless'.
long-running club told
Burnham-On-Sea.com in January that it was set to lose its
existing premises in Highbridge, which are being sold, leaving
it with nowhere to build this year's float.
Hillview's Chairman Mark Bishop (pictured right with float designer
Matt Aron) announced at the club's presentation night on Saturday
(March 2nd) that furniture firm Woodberry Brothers have now offered
the club a new location at its factory site in Highbridge.
are incredibly grateful to Woodberry Brothers for helping us.
We will be able to move to the new site later in the year and
in the meantime the Bristol Bridge Inn have offered us a temporary
home in the meantime."
is great news and a huge relief for everyone at the club following
a lot of concern in recent weeks. Woodberry's and the Bristol
Bridge Inn have both been very kind to us in letting us use their
land over the years."
added that the club welcomes new volunteers to help build this
year's carnival entry float. Those interested should contact the
club via Burnham-On-Sea.com here.
Pictured: Hillview members with the club's 2012 float, Hollywood