Burnham seafront fireworks promise to be 'spectacular'
organisers of Burnham-On-Sea's annual seafront fireworks display
say a spectacular show is in store this evening
year's fireworks will start at 6.30pm, when a dazzling display
will be fired from a special platform built on the town's jetty
20-minute fireworks display will be accompanied by a line-up of
hit music from the past few decades.
Alan Christie from Skyburst Illuminations told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's going to be a special display this year - we have several
new fireworks not seen in Burnham before, including carpet shells
that will be fired horizontally over the sea."
the tide in, some of the fireworks will be reflected on the water
which will add to the overall effect. It will be a cracker of
said: "The theme of the display will be a journey through
jukebox history from the 1940s onwards - with memorable rock,
swing and dance tracks including classics from Grease, the Blues
Brothers, the Beatles, and many more."
event, overseen by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council, will be
free of charge thanks to local sponsorship, however spectators
will be encouraged to give donations to the charity collectors
on the seafront. This year's sponsors include Home Farm Holiday
Park, Positive Wealth Creation, Retreat Caravan Park, Highbridge
Caravans, Co-Op Funeral Care, PJ Harris Funeral Services and Skyburst