Burnham's Spray Jam festival brings top street artists to town
first-ever Spray Jam Festival is set to take to the towns
streets this weekend with a schedule of street art and entertainment.
of contemporary and traditional street artists will head into Burnham
town centre on Saturday (August 13th) and Sunday (August 14th).
Becky Hewlitt, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We will
have over 30 artists - both traditional and street artists - creating
art live in Burnham during the weekend."
will also be a stage with live music outside the Victoria Hotel
and performances by local poets of all ages."
work of 35 artists will go on show at Marine Cove on Burnham seafront,
to include pieces from 20 students at King Alfred School in Highbridge.
will also be on show at The Victoria Hotel, Crafty Tea Cup, Hallmark
Tattoos, The Vapoury, Coffee Corner and Andrews of Abingdon Street.
will also be a stage set up outside the Victoria Hotel during Saturday
featuring live music performances. Buskers and poetry readers will
also be about the town centre.
sculpture display will take place during Saturday on Burnham's beach
and there will also be craft stalls set up in Victoria Street.
who is running the event on a voluntary basis without profit, said
she's looking forward to the festival. "It will be absolutely
amazing, a superb weekend, and we will immediately become the UK's
third-biggest street art festival."
Spore, one of the artists, also pictured, added: "We are massively
looking forward to this festival which will be great for the town."
timings for the live music on stage outside the Victoria Hotel are
as follows: 12 - 12.45 Curly and Al; 1 - 1.45 The Bostock Breeze
Band; 2- 3 The Rocker Covers; 3- 4 Bouncing Biscuit; 4 - 5 Dr Days
Junction; 5 - 6 The Leylines Trio; 6 - 7 The Pineapple Poets; 7-
8 The Talk Show Hosts; and 9-10.30 Keystonez.
Town Council recently earmarked £2,000 of its funding towards
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge