fun is set to return to Burnham-On-Sea's beach this Sunday
beach is set to be filled with sword fighters as the unusual spectacle
of hobby horse jousting returns for its third year this coming
Sunday (July 19th).
at 1pm, a parade of characters in costumes, led by the king and
his knights, will take place on the sands next to The Pavilion.
choreographed jousting display and competition will take place,
with pupils from Highbridge's King Alfred School fighting the
will be able to watch on from the sea wall steps, and see over
50 people in costume battle it out, with the queen awarding the
chalice to the winner.
funds raised on the day will go towards Macmillan Cancer Support.
organiser Gaynor Brown said the event will be enjoyable for all
the family and she appealed for more local people to volunteer
as knights and swordsman. To get involved call Gaynor on 01278