Dazzling Burnham-On-Sea Carnival wows
crowd of 30,000
huge crowd of 30,000 spectators lined Burnham-On-Sea's streets last
night (Monday) to see the town's dazzling winter carnival.
80 entries paraded through the town for the 70th annual Highbridge
and Burnham Carnival.
the weather was chilly at around 4°C
, it remained dry, and the crowd numbers along the route were up
on some previous years, said organisers.
Chairman Phil New told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a super
evening - it was great to see big crowds out along the route enjoying
biggest cheers of the night from local spectators went to Burnham-On-Sea's
Hillview Carnival Club, right, with its colourful space-themed
float called 'Reach 4 The Stars'.
Police said it had been a quiet evening for them, with no siginificant
Queen Hannah Sainsbury, pictured below with her two Carnival Princesses
Olivia Moores and Rachael Nicol, led the procession.