Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club off to a great start in Bridgwater
Hillview Carnival Club got off to a great start at the opening
event of Somerset's carnival season in Bridgwater on Saturday.
club - which is celebrating its 40th year - completed its jungle-themed
entry, called Jungle Fever, with the help of a team of dedicated
volunteers working around the clock.
with more than 5,000 light bulbs, the 80ft-long cart has cost
the club more than £10,000 to build.
treasurer, Lyn Burland, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We had
a great reception from the crowd in Bridgwater and came second
in our class behind Marina Sydenham, which we're pleased with."
now really looking foward to performing in front of the home crowd
Duncan Britton added: "Everything's on track for the next
event of the season in Burnham. Our team has been working incredibly
hard to get the cart fully completed in time."
Hillview's entry at Bridgwater Carnival on Saturday night (pic: