August Bank Holiday Fete 'bigger than ever' this year
annual August Bank Holiday Monday summer fete promises to be "bigger
and better than ever" this year, say organisers.
fete will be held as usual in the town's Manor Gardens, starting
at 11am and running through until 4pm.
by the Friends of Burnham Hospital, the event will see dozens
of stalls, displays and entertainment set up.
timetable for events in the main arena is as follows: 11.15am-11.45am
children's entertainer; 12noon to 12.30pm Display by the Monarchs
Gymnastic team; 1.15-1.30pm Children's entertainer; 2-2.30pm Display
by Lisa Jane School of Dancing; and 3.30pm Performance by Gracie
will be something for all the family, from a bouncy castle, slides
and rides, to football games and many others for the children,"
said a spokesman.
will also be ice creams, candy floss, hot snacks, teas and cakes.
There will also be mini train rides and our now famous bottle
stall where a 50p ticket could win you a decent tipple!"
profits from the fete will go to make life better for patients
and staff of Burnham Hospital.
addition, many other charities including BARB Search & Rescue,
Macmillan Cancer Support, the RNLI and others will be present
running stalls and games.
are keeping a close eye on the weather and say that in the event
of heavy rain the event will be moved to the Baptist and Methodist
Church halls in College Street.