Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club celebrates home win in 40th year
Hillview Carnival Club celebrated their 40th anniversary and a
win at their home carnival on Monday night.
town club's jungle-themed entry, called Jungle Fever, won first
place in the best juvenile feature entry category and was also
named best local entry and had the most outstanding local costumes.
with more than 5,000 light bulbs, the 80ft-long cart has cost
the club more than £10,000 to build.
treasurer, Lyn Burland, said: "We are all thrilled that our
hard work has paid off. The children really enjoyed the support
of our home town - thank you."
club turned the tables on second-placed Marina Sydenham, who won
the juvenile category at Bridgwater Carnival last Saturday.
The jumbo-sized elephant head at the front of the cart
Hillview's 20 children dancing on the cart
Husband and wife team Chrissy
and Duncan Britton have worked on the cart
The cart got a warm reception along the route of Monday's carnival