& Video: Thousands watch Burnham-On-Sea seafront fireworks
of people lined Burnham's seafront last night (Sunday) for a spectacular
display of fireworks.
numbers of families crowded The Esplanade to watch the colourful
20-minute display, which was fired from the town's jetty.
4,000 sparkling shots soared into the air above the beach, accompanied
by a programme of modern music.
and Highbridge Mayor Cllr Martin Cox told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It was a stunning display and it was wonderful to see such
large crowds come out to enjoy it."
year's fireworks, overseen by Skyburst Illuminations,
were funded by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council with support
from local businesses including Highbridge Caravans, Positive
Wealth Creation, Retreat Caravan Park, Newcombe Caravan Park and
Burnham's Co-Op Funeral Services.
display was organised by the Town Council in the run-up to Monday's
A visiting band from Holland also entertained the crowds along
the seafront before the display started, adding to the fun atmosphere.
Donations were collected for charity by Burnham's Rotary Club.
from Burnham-On-Sea.com, Mo Hunt, Mike Barnard, Jason Adams and
The night sky above the seafront was illuminated by thousands
Huge crowds packed The Esplanade to watch the annual display
The super display watched from the South Esplanade by Mo Hunt
The crowds were treated to a varied display of colourful fireworks
The sparkling entertainment was enjoyed by spectators of all
This photo of the display was captured from Stert by Samuel Thompson
A visiting Dutch band entertained the crowds next to the jetty
The sparkling display was enjoyed by the crowds lining the seafront
The Rotary Club charity collectors during Sunday evening's display
An impressive 20-minute display was fired from the town's jetty