June 22, 2014
In photos: Fun Day raises funds for Burnham-On-Sea's Folkfest

Over 2,000 peple attended a six hour free live music event in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (June 21st) to raise funds for the town's folk festival.

The Folkfest Family Fun Day attracted crowds of supporters to the Burnham Road Playing Fields besides the Bay Centre, where scores of stalls and live music was laid on.

The crowd enjoyed music from local acts including Breeze and Nathaniel plus Emily Elswood, Driftwood, Taylor T, Tim Fardon, Junction 22 and headliners Six Machine.

"It was a really great day with superb weather, lots of fantastic music and great supporters. A big thank you goes to all those who helped to make it a success," organiser Tanya Dyer, pictured right, told

There were also several stalls set-up around the fields, selling local crafts and refreshments plus entertainment from Hillview Carnival Club, the Zone Youth Club, the Youth Council and Burnham Dreamscheme.

There was also entertainment from Mo the bubble man, a Kidzone with hair braiding, face painting and a bouncy castle plus the Avenue Lawn Tennis Club and many others including refreshments and raffles.

Somerset Fibromyalgia support group during Saturday's fun day

Burnham Dreamscheme leaders John Alexander and Jacqui Strong offered painting sessions for children

Burnham's Avenue Tennis Club held tennis taster sessions on the playing fields

Burnham's Titans Boxing Club set up a ring for boxing demonstrations

The visitors enjoyed six hours of live outdoor music in the sunshine

Several great local music acts, including Curly and Al, took to the stage

'Mo the Bubble Man' entertained children during the afternoon

Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club sold refreshing fruit and drinks

The team from Burnham's Crafty Tea Cup were among the stallholders

Burnham drumming instructor Angela Jones showed children the beats

Burnham's Moose International is running a radio station throughout the weekend, as featured here


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