Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club set to unveil Christmas-themed
Final work is underway to complete this year's carnival float
from Burnham-On-Sea's Hillview Carnival Club in time for the start
of the carnival season in just a few weeks time.
club's Christmas-themed entry is called 'It's A Cracker' and will
this year feature a giant Santa and Snowman plus many festive-themed
at the club, which celebrated its 40th anniversary last year,
are busily painting the cart, screwing in light bulbs and putting
the finishing touches to their colourful entry.
will go on public display for the first time at Bridgwater Carnival
on Saturday 7th November and will then take pride of place at
Burnham-On-Sea Carnival when
it takes place on Monday November 9th.
Duncan Britton told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It's a great Christmas-themed
entry this year and we hope that 'It's A Cracker' lives up to
its name with a giant Father Christmas, a giant snowman, and many
moving parts, including the 17 children onboard!"
"We're currently putting in many hours in to get it completed,
but everything is on track and we have a great spirit going this
"We have had fantastic support from our volunteers, sponsors
and supporters, with a special mention for Burnham Waste, and
fundraising has been going well too."
"We're looking forward to improving on last year's efforts
- the club is going for a win - but it's the taking part that