£2,300 raised for Burnham's Folkfest during Easter fundraiser
record sum of more than £2,300 was raised for Burnham-On-Sea's
FolkFest music festival during a day of non-stop music.
traditional Easter Sunday fundraiser, held at The Princess Theatre,
attracted crowds of supporters and was hailed a great success
by the organisers.
hours of live music featured De-Malebysse, The Winkers, Bouncing
Biscuit, Talk Show Hosts, Nick Elswood, Emily Elswood, Vermin,
Laser Horse and Rude Awakening.
Chairman Dom Wills told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Once again we
were gratifyingly well-supported by the music lovers of Burnham
and we managed to smash all our fundraising records, with the
final count being over £2,300."
would like to thank all the acts who played for nothing or seriously
reduced rates, all our helpers on the door, bar and raffle, and
especially Graham Cook and the sound and lights technicians."
had a skeleton crew pulling 12 to 20-hour shifts - a fantastic
effort. Rest assured, we will spend the money on yet more amazing
musical and street performers when Folkfest comes around in September."
year's Folkfest runs from September 3rd-6th in venues across Burnham
Some of those who played at, watched and organised the traditional
Easter Day event on Sunday