photos: Red Nose Day fun in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge!
Nose Day was marked in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge with a day
of colourful fundraising on Friday (March 15th). Hundreds of fundraisers
of all ages donned red noses and fancy dress during fun-filled
events to raise money for the BBC's Comic Relief.
Burnham town councillors, Kate Lawson and Helen Groves, took part
in a sponsored 'baked beans shower' in fancy dress!
mucky event was held on Burnham's seafront and raised more than
£100 for Comic Relief.
wanted to do something a bit unusual to raise a few laughs and
money at the same time," Kate told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
at Burnham's Ritz Cinema dressed up in fancy dress and collected
donations for Comic Relief from audience members throughout Friday.
at Brent Knoll School also joined the fundraising fun. Head teacher
Karen Davidson said: "The pupils and staff all wore red and
donated 50p each to raise money for Comic Relief. There were some
great costumes and it was a very fun day."
The staff at Burnham-On-Sea's Esso petrol station raised more
than £60 for Comic Relief with their fundraising. Pictured
above are Peter Buttery and Jason Adams!
at Berrow School wore fancy dress to raise funds. The school's
head teacher, Heather Hector, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
had a brilliant day, with amazing costumes, fancy hair and make
up. The school council arranged a Berrow Family Fortunes game
which made everyone laugh. We raised money by selling red noses
and holding a mufti day and a disco."
First School also raised money on Red Nose Day. More than £130
was collected when the pupils wore red, bought Red Nose biscuits
and entered a joke competition.
at Churchfield School in Highbridge paid £1 to wear pyjamas
and an additional £1 to enter a talent contest. The Year
2 youngsters dressed up in their pyjamas and the pupils also took
part in a Churchfield's Got Talent competition.
Fairstart Nursery joined in with the fun, wearing red clothes
and selling cakes to raise funds.
the team at the Somerset Drainage Boards Consortium offices in
Highbridge raised over £130 for Comic Relief with a mini
digger race challenge.
School Pupils Council at West Huntspill School organised a 'wear
it red day' and a cake sale, raising £124.49 for Comic Relief.
The pupils also wrote their best jokes on a joke wall which they
are turning into a Red Nose Joke Book for the school library.
Chedzoy family joined the fundraising fun with their own costumes
and red noses to raise money for Comic Relief.