grows for members of Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club
is building for the young members of Burnham-On-Sea's Hillview
Carnival Club as this weekend's start of the carnival season nears.
children have unveiled their jungle-themed costumes, which will
be worn on their cart, called Jungle Fever, during Saturday's
Bridgwater Carnival and then Monday's Highbridge
and Burnham Carnival.
club - which is celebrating its 40th year - has this week thanked
the Lighthouse Pub in Burnham which has become its HQ for the
Treasurer, Lyn Burland, pictured with the pub's Darren Hodge,
are very grateful to Darren and the team at the pub for all their
children are getting excited and everyone is really looking forward
to performing in front of the crowds at Bridgwater on Saturday
and in Burnham on Monday night."
added: "We are really pleased to be supporting our town carnival
club, Hillview. We will be holding several fundraising events
for them over the coming year and wish them success over the next
couple of weeks."
with more than 5,000 light bulbs, Hillview's
80ft-long 'Jungle Fever' cart has cost the club more than
£10,000 to build. The finishing touches are being put to
it this week. It
will be seen by thousands of people at carnivals across Somerset
in the coming fortnight.
added: "We're also hugely grateful for the support of Terry
Rickards at Burnham Waste for allowing us to build our cart on
his land in Highbridge this year - he has been wonderful."
to Burnham-On-Sea Carnival 2014