video: Burnham-On-Sea seafront gardens struck by yarn bombers!
bombers struck Burnham-On-Sea's Marine Cove gardens on Saturday
seats, decking and even the cherub statue in the seafront park
were decorated with brightly coloured knitted items, as pictured
Yarn bombing was first
seen in Burnham last year but it is the first time that Marine
Cove has been decorated.
unique craze has been popular in other parts of the UK where public
places are adourned with the multi-coloured artwork to bring a
smile to visitors' faces.
group behind this week's artwork in Burnham are anonymous and
it is unknown how many knitters were involved or how long the
the work was appreciated in the Burnham gardens on Saturday. Lesley
Cook, who is on holiday from the West Midlands, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's so lovely to see. The kids are enjoying it - they especially
love the flowers and the woven picnic blanket which is complete
with knitted sandwiches!"
visitor, Dave Andrews, added: "It's brilliant - they've done
such a fantastic job. The cherub statue is superb and the World
War 1 themed blanket was very touching."