Day parade to be held in Burnham-On-Sea this Sunday
A parade will be held in Burnham-On-Sea this Sunday (November
9th) to mark Remembrance Day.
re-launched Burnham branch of The Royal British Legion is organising
a parade along Oxford Street, followed by a Remembrance Day ceremony
at the town's War Memorial outside Burnham Hospital in Love Lane.
taking part in the parade will gather in the Oxford Street car
park at 10.15am. It will set off at 10.30am and is due to include
Burnham's army, air and sea cadets plus local Scouts, Brownies
and Guides plus others.
parade will head to Burnham's War Memorial, arriving at 10.45am,
where a ceremony will be held including a bugler playing The Last
Parade Master for the event will be Mike Mansfield and a reading
will be recited by Neville Jones. Gaynor Brown, from the Burnham
Poppy Appeal, will also be reading a poem.
and Highbridge Mayor Martin Cox will be among the civic dignitaries
attending the events.
Highbridge, a service will also take place at St John's Church
at 3pm to include a ceremony at the nearby war memorial.
Royal British Legion
has been saved from closure in Burnham after dozens of people
came forward to offer their help following an announcement that
it was closing last month, as we reported here.