photos: Inaugural toy model show in Burnham hailed a success
of local toy makers gathered in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (November
9th) when the town's first ever toy model show was held.
planes, buses, fairground scenes and dolls houses were among the
items on display in St Andrew's Church Hall.
were pleased with the amount of interest. There was a steady flow
of visitors throughout the day and the take-up was better than
we expected for the first event,"
organiser George Steele, pictured right with his wife Doreen,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "We definitely expect to hold another
event next year."
Top, Norman and Marjorie Lees with their model of a Short Mayo
Composite aircraft and, above, organisers George and Doreen Steele
Paul Woolley from Mark with two of his model aircraft on show
ladies of Burnham Dolls House Group with their exhibit at the
Adams with his western models, made by Burnham's war games group
The Escape Commitee who meet on Wednesday nights at the Community
Jones with his model of Cheddar Gorge and, right, Geoff Stait
Riley from the Model Bus Federation and, right, train seller Helen