street art continues to attract visitors into Burnham town centre
numbers of people are visiting Burnham-On-Sea to see its new street
art - three weeks after the town's Spray Jam festival.
unique, eye-catching art has become a visitor attraction that is
pulling in extra people into the town centre, say the organisers
of the festival.
Becky Hewlitt, pictured, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are continuing
to see lots of people visiting Burnham to look at the art - it's
great that this is happening and shows there's a lasting legacy
with the project."
locations, such as the giant shark wall outside Nick Tolley's photography
shop in Abingdon Street, have been especially busy."
added: "We are putting together a list and a map that will
show visitors where to see the artwork around the town centre."
whether a 2017 festival is planned, Becky said: "We really
are hoping to come back next year with a follow-up festival - I've
already had expressions of interest from five businesses who want
to get involved next time."
of people are saying they are really impressed with the standard
of the artwork and would like to see more."