& Photos: Burnham pancake races hailed a flipping success!
of people lined Burnham-On-Sea's High Street on Shrove Tuesday
to watch a series of pancake races featuring local businesses
teams representing local businesses and groups battled it out
to win an engraved silver frying pan during the inaugural town
on by the crowds, the teams completed a series of heats with Saxons
Estate Agents winning the coveted top spot, and Gemini Tae Kwon
Do winning a special prize for showing the best pancake tossing
Centre Manager Beverley Milner Simonds, who organised the event,
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "I'm over the moon with how it went
- it was great to see the High Street so busy in the sunshine.
The teams put a lot of effort into it and entertained the crowds
with some great races. We will definitely be back again next year!"
Martin Cox, who watched the event, added: "It was great to
see such team spirit and good humour on show. We had a worthy
winner after an exciting final race. Congratulations to the winners
and Bev for organising such a super event which I am sure will
become a popular annual tradition for Burnham."
competing included Avalon Insurance, Burnham Baptist Church, Burnham
Food & Drink Festival, Burnham Swim and Sports Academy, Chatterbox
Cafe, Gemini Tae Kwon Do, Larkins 99p Store, Saxons Estate Agents,
Church, The Children's Society, The Pet Shop and The Ritz Cinema.
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