of Burnham-On-Sea's mini-lighthouses is hailed a success
in Burnham-On-Sea have this week snapped up almost 30 of the mini-lighthouses
which went on display across the town this summer.
of the 6ft-replicas of the iconic wooden lighthouse have been
on show for four months as part of the fundraising Lighthouse
silent auction of the structures ended on Sunday and organiser
Sarah Berryman from HABA
(Highbridge and Burnham Artists) told Burnham-On-Sea.com that
the sale had been a success.
have just four or five of the lighthouses left and the auction
has raised a really great amount, so we're very pleased with how
it's gone," she said.
received many great bids and everyone has had very positive things
to say about the trail."
are not revealing how much the individual lighthouses sold for,
or who bought them, but I can say that the lighthouses which attracted
the most interest were the illuminated glass lighthouse which
was on show in the tourist information centre and the union flag
lighhouse decorated by Paul Plume who built all the structures."
added: "A thank you party is now being planned for later
this month when we hope to bring together everyone who has supported
the trail over the last few months."
also be revealing how much was raised for our charity over the
summer and making the presentation."
who wants to place a bid for the few remaining lighthouses should
contact us via the HABA email address at email@example.com."
proceeds are going to Burnham-based cancer support charity Petal,
which is run in memory of resident Christine Woodberry who died
"The Burnham Lighthouse Trail team are so very grateful
for all the support shown during the trail and would like to thank
everyone involved - the sponsors, the artists, the builders, and
the locations who have hosted them," added Sarah.