watch Burnham-On-Sea seafront fireworks
of people lined Burnham's seafront on Sunday evening to watch a
spectacular display of fireworks to start the town's carnival festivities.
estimated crowd of over 10,000 people crowded The Esplanade and
neighbouring streets to watch a sparking 22-minute display, which
was fired from the town's jetty and beach.
2,000 sparkling shots soared into the air above the beach, accompanied
by a programme of modern music.
Mayor Cllr Michael Clarke told Burnham-On-Sea.com afterwards: "It
was a fantastic show and it was great to see such large crowds come
out to enjoy it - it was a superb start to the carnival fun."
year's display was overseen by Skyburst Illuminations
and its spokesman Matthew Tosh said the display had run successfully.
display was organised by Burnham and Highbridge Town Council in
the run-up to Monday's Burnham-On-Sea
Carnival. This year's event sponsors included Home Farm Holiday
Park, Positive Wealth Creation, Retreat Caravan Park, Beachside
Holiday Park, Highbridge Caravans and PJ Harris Funeral Services.
donations were collected by the Rotary Club and army cadets, pictured