church's 700th anniversary marked at Choral Society concert
200 people attended a concert to celebrate the 700th anniversary
of Burnham-On-Sea's St Andrew's Church at the weekend.
of Burnham & Highbridge Choral Society performed a specially
selected line-up of music spanning the seven centuries during
the celebration on Saturday (April 25th).
Reverend Graham Witts, who is also the society's President, thanked
all those present for joining in the event to mark such a major
concert, led by Musical Director Nicholas Bromilow, featured music
from great composers including John Dowland and Henry Purcell
plus modern greats Karl Jenkins and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. The
evening also featured super baritone soloist Amon-Ra Twilley.
Chairman Bev Hearn, pictured with Rev Witts, said: "It was
a privelege for our society to have performed as part of St Andrew's
Church's 700th anniversary celebration. We were delighted that
there was such a great turnout and thank everyone for their support."
thanked several of the society's supporters, who include Burnham's
Co-operative Funeralcare, Burnham & Highbridge Town Council
and the Rotary Club.
the VIP guests in the audience was Burnham's Mayor Cllr Martin
Cox and Deputy Mayor Dennis Davey