Day celebration held at Burnham's Marine Cove
Marine Cove Gardens hosted a colourful May Day celebration on
Bank Holiday Monday.
usually peaceful gardens on Burnhams seafront were alive
with activity, including traditonal Maypole dancing and music,
plus arts and crafts fun.
well-attended event was opened by the children of St Josephs
School, who performed a Maypole dance routine.
Lisa Herbert Dance School also demonstrated their dance skills,
and this was followed by a performance from King Alfred School
Gardener Jacqui Strong told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a
very successful event, with good growds and weather, and plenty
of children joining in the fun."
Friends of Marine Cove ensured that the children were entertained
during the afternoon, with fairy hunting, making grass hairy caterpillars,
bird feeders and paper floral delights. Georgina
Dela Velle also did some non-stop balloon wand and animal making!"
Haines was given the role of Marine Cove May Queen and the event
was also attended by Abbi Fear, Burnham and Highbridge Carnival
further event will take place at the Cove on Thursday 21st May
when the gardens will be open for visitors to complete seed sowing
between 10am and 2pm. Visitors can also drop-in to find out more
about joining the Friends of Marine Cove group.