20,000 people watch spectacular Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
big crowd of over 20,000 people lined Burnham-On-Sea's streets
to see the town's spectacular carnival on Monday night.
45 carts and 45 walking individuals carts paraded through the
town for the 67th annual Highbridge and Burnham Carnival.
light rain through the evening, there were large crowds of spectators
along the route and organisers said it had been a bumper event.
results, listed here,
saw Hucky Duck Carnival Club win the award for the best entry
in the whole procession for its dazzling cart In Flanders Fields.
biggest cheers of the night, though, were for Burnham's Hillview
Carnival Club, whose Jungle Fever entry, pictured right, proved
popular with spectators.
club came first in the juvenile class and it was also named best
local entry - much to the delight of its members in their 40th
year's Carnival Queens, Emma Nicholson, 2007 Queen Kayley Elton,
2005 Queen Chloe Baker and Sian Fisher from Hillview Carnival
Club led the procession through the town.
was a brilliant evening - the crowds were up on last year and
lots of donations were coming in," Carnival Treasurer Jonathan
Walter told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was a great atmosphere and we thank everyone who came along and
supported the night."