7, 2013 Dozens
flock to watch traditional May Day event at Burnham-On-Sea
Bright sunshine brought dozens of people to Burnham's
Marine Cove on Bank Holiday Monday (6th May) for a traditional
May Day event.
Joseph's School dancers performed a May Pole country dance in
the seafront gardens, as pictured, while children who came dressed
up as fairies and elves took part in a colourful parade.
Chairman of Sedgemoor District Council Councillor Gill Slocombe
opened the event, which was also attended by the towns Mayor
Ken Smout. The May Queen, Emma Orledge, was crowned in front of
many onlookers before leading the parade.
event was organised by The Friends of Marine Cove and Sedgemoor
District Council. Community gardener Jacqui Strong told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It was a great event - we had superb weather and it was
fantastic to see everyone enjoying themselves and having a great
event also included the formal announcement of Burnham's new Town
Crier, as reported
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