collection rises to £12,994 after huge turnout
The amount collected at the Highbridge & Burnham Carnival
in recent years:
2016 - £12,944
2015 - £10,454
2014 - £11,645
2013 - £10,765
2012 - £9,400
2011 - £11,298
2010 - £9,400
2009 - £10,332
2008 - £9,600
2007 - £11,000
record total of £12,944 was collected for good causes and
charities from spectators during Monday's Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
after a bumper turnout.
figure was up by almost £2,500 on last year, delighting organisers
following a massive turnout of 30,000 people.
a fantastic figure," Carnival Treasurer Jonathan Walter told
the number of coins collected was down on last year, the paper money
donations were up. We collected £340 in £20 notes, which
was double the amount of the previous year."
good to see we're bucking the trend of carnival collections and
a big thank you goes to all the volunteers, marshalls, judges and
collectors who helped, plus those who gave us donations for car
Chairman Phil New added: "We thank everyone who supported us
this year - the amount raised is superb."
money collected on carnival night goes to help fund the event and
also to help local charities.
from the 2016 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
Results from the
2016 Burnham-On-Sea Carnival
Video from the 2016