see 'Britain's most festive street' light up for Xmas in Burnham
Burnham-On-Sea cul-de-sac whose stunning display of over 100,000
twinkling Christmas lights has been dubbed 'Britain's most festive
street' by the national press lit up for the start of the festive
season on Tuesday (December 1st).
Trinity Close homes switched on their illuminations at 7pm, with
a line-up of festive carols and music from Burnham's Curtain Call
School Of Performing Arts.
residents have decorated their homes top to bottom with lights,
in addition to roofs, lawns and garden fences, and the display
will be lit each night from 4.30pm until 10pm until January 5th.
lights raised over £10,000 for charity last year and this
year's collection will benefit PETAL: The Christine Woodberry
Memorial Trust and the Friends of Burnham Hospital.
Nick and Hazel Gardner oversee the display and Nick told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"It's a superb display this year - we have around 10,000
lights with several new ones among them."
of the residents have installed extra lights this year - it's
great to see the display continuing to grow each year."
traditional displays have raised a huge total of more than £60,000
since the charity collections began nine years ago.
are being invited to make a donation in a number of collection
boxes located around the homes in Trinity Close.
year's display includes moving reindeer, illuminated trees and
lanterns, and visitors can also see if they can find a toy train
are being asked to be courteous to residents by parking sensibly
and not blocking drives. The residents are working with Burnham
Police and the Town Council to try and reduce congestion.