festival marks Burnham-On-Sea church's 700th anniversary
St Andrew's Church will be opening its doors this weekend for
a flower festival as part of its ongoing 700th anniversary of
the founding of the church.
also saw a concert in the church offering an evening of music
and song with contributions from King Alfred Band and Coastline
church will be open on Saturday from 10am-4pm and, again on Sunday
28th, from 12 noon to 3pm for anyone who wants to drop in and
enjoy the floral displays and enjoy some home-made refreshments.
Graham Witts, the vicar of Burnham, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "These
events are part of our ongoing celebration of our founding as
a church and, along with the recently made labyrinth, is a sign
that this is the church for all the people of Burnham, young and
old, of any faith or none. You will receive a welcome here."
September, the church will host 'An Evening with Terry Waite',
who was the Archbishop's envoy to the Middle East and who was
held captive in the Lebenon in the 1980s and has many stories
to tell from his life. Terry has written a number of books and
will be sharing some of his experiences with us.
church will also be welcoming the new Bishop of Bath & Wells
for his first visit to St Andrew's. More details of these event
nearer the time.
Pictured: Burnham's St Andrew's Church with its colourful labyrinth