to Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights switch-on!
afternoon of free festive entertainment will be held in Burnham-On-Sea
this Saturday (November 22nd) during the countdown to the town's
annual Christmas lights switch-on.
Points West presenter Alex Lovell, right, is to switch
on this year's display across the town centre.
day of great festive entertainment and a
Christmas market overseen by Burnham Chamber of Trade will
be held outside the Victoria Hotel in Burnham's
event starts with the Coastline Singers at 12.30pm, followed at
1.10pm by the BOS Factor talent show.
2.05pm Berrow Hand Bell Ringers will be entertaining the audience.
At 2.35pm Father Christmas will make his official arrival, handing
out free goodies to children. There will also be a display of
real reindeer in Victoria Street to accompany Santa!
choir from Burnham's St Joseph's School will sing from 3.05pm,
followed at 3.35pm by a performance by Curtain Call.
4.05pm, St Andrew's School choir will be singing on the stage,
followed at 4.45pm by the grand switch-on by Alex Lovell.
the switch-on, there will be festive performances by Burnham Youth
Choir and Burnham On Song.
outdoor food and craft gift market will be held along Victoria
Street throughout the day from 12 noon until 5.30pm.
wishing to join the BOS Factor talent contest can still do as
the deadline for entries has been extended to this Friday. More
details are available here.
promises to be a superb event to mark the official start of Burnham's
Christmas season. We're delighted to have Alex lined up to light
up the town centre and support our local businesses," said
Chamber of Trade Chairman Mark Newman.
Chamber of Trade is also organising a late night shopping evening
across the town centre on Friday December 5th when shops will
stay open until 8pm to enable shoppers to browse gifts.