weatherman to switch on Burnham-On-Sea's Christmas lights
West weatherman Bob Crampton and an inspirational Burnham-On-Sea
resident who has raised over £50,000 for charity are to switch
on the town's Christmas lights this year.
event, in Victoria Street, will take place on Saturday, 19th November
at 6pm, and will be preceded by an afternoon of live entertainment
and family attractions from 3pm organised by Burnham-On-Sea Chamber
of Trade & Commerce.
will be festive performances on stage from St Andrew's, St Joseph's
and Brent Knoll School choirs, plus the Lisa Jane School of Dance,
the Mudlarks, Coastline Singers and Burnham On Song.
lights will be switched on at 6pm by ITV West weatherman Bob Crampton
and Burnham-On-Sea postman and charity fundraiser Mark Penfold,
whom we featured
here earlier this year, alongside the town's Mayor.
Christmas will make an early visit and there will be refreshments,
stalls and other attractions throughout the whole afternoon. Several
shops in Burnham town centre will then be open during the evening.
Street from Regent Street to Vicarage Street and a small section
Princess Street will be closed to all traffic from mid-day until
7pm on the day.
the evening, a fundraising even called 'Blitz at the Ritz', organised
by BEST, will be held at the Ritz Social Club.