photos: Christmas Tree Festival opens in Burnham-On-Sea
tree festival has opened in Burnham-On-Sea this weekend, with
over 20 sparkling trees on
display for a fortnight.
Andrew's Church is holding the annual tree festival and life-size
crib scene every day until Christmas Eve.
Local businesses, groups and organisations from Burnham and Highbridge
have set-up the trees with decorations on the trees.
Christmas trees have been decorated with unique items linked to
the sponsoring company.
the trees is one decorated by the team at Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Richard Allen, pictured top, said: "The trees look wonderful
- we have a superb selection this year thanks to many businesses
and local groups which will be lit right up to Christmas Eve."
trees were illuminated for the first time on Saturday evening
when a dedication service was held. They are now on show to the
public from 10am-4pm each weekday until Christmas Eve.
trees have been provided by Burnham Brownies, Lawnworx, Ritz Cinema,
Burnham Funeral Services, Scott's Furnishings, Burnham Food and
Drink Festival, BARB Search & Rescue, St Andrew's Church Choir,
Burnham-On-Sea.com, Rotary Club, Baytree Upholstery, Home Hardware,
Material Needs, Michael Lowe Gentlemen's Barber, Children's Hospice
South West, St John Ambulance, St Andrew's Primary School, Burnham
Infants School, St Andrew's Youth (SAY), Positive Wealth Creation
and St Andrew's Parish Church.
is free, but charity donations are welcome. The church has also
created a life-size crib scene with The Children's Society.
Top, organiser Richard Allen with the entries in this year's Burnham-On-Sea
Christmas Tree Festival. Also shown are Burnham Brownies with
their tree and the Scotts Furnishing team setting up a star