Festival's Michael Eavis to switch on Burnham Xmas lights
Festival founder Michael Eavis is to switch on Burnham-On-Sea's
Christmas lights next month during a day of festive entertainment.
Chamber of Trade, which is overseeing the switch-on, said it is
delighted that Mr Eavis, who is regular visitor to Burnham and
a well known face across the country, will be lighting up the
town centre on Saturday November 21st.
Christmas lights switch-on will be held during a day of free festive
entertainment outside the Victoria Hotel
in Burnham's Victoria Street.
outdoor food and craft gift market will be held along Victoria
Street with local choirs and community groups performing festive
music throughout the day.
will also be a visit by Father Christmas and other entertainment
on display, including real reindeer. The big lights switch-on
itself will be held at 4.45pm.
promises to be a superb event to mark the official start of Burnham's
Christmas season and we are delighted to have Michael lined up
to light up our town centre and support local businesses,"
said a Chamber spokesman.
popular BOS Factor talent competition, open to local performers
of all ages, will also be held during the day. More details shortly