1940s dance evening to be held for Burnham's Poppy Fund
of Burnham-On-Sea's Royal British Legion are holding a fundraising
1940s-themed poppy dance this evening (Saturday).
event will take place at The Ritz Social Club in Victoria Street
from 7pm with all funds raised going to The Royal British Legion.
priced at £5 per person, are available from Burnham's Tourist
Information Centre, The Ritz Social Club and Bessie's Sweet Shop
in Burnham High Street.
evening will give visitors a chance to learn the dances of the
40's - it will be a fun evening raising money for a good cause,"
organiser Gaynor Browne told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
poppy sellers have begun collecting in supermarkets across the
town in the run-up to Burnham's Remembrance Day commemorations
on Sunday November 10th.
'Pop-up Gallery' is also to be held outside the legion's Victoria
Street HQ on Saturday November 9th. The gallery will showcase
a collection of 1940's and 50's advertising posters.
Poppy Appeal raises funds for The Royal British Legion, the nation's
leading Armed Forces charity providing care and support to all
members of the British forces community.
Gaynor Browne, Marjorie Lees and Michael Barnard at this week's
poppy appeal launch