Burnham-On-Sea Bank Holiday Monday Fete hailed a success
of people headed to Burnham-On-Sea's traditional August Bank Holiday
Monday summer fete in the town's Manor Gardens.
event - run by community group Burnham Events Social Team - saw
a wide range of entertainment held through the day, helping a wide
range of local groups.
was opened by Town Crier Alistair Murray and the entertainment featured
the Burnham Youth Choir, the Seaside Strummers ukelele band, Burnham
On Song Senior Choir and local crooner Dennis Salmon.
took on the organisation in 2016 after The Friends of Burnham Hospital
decided they were unable to continue organising it.
of local charities and groups benefit from the fete including Sensational
Kids, Lions, Rotary Club, Hands of Change, Somerset Time for Youth,
RNLI, Somewhere House, Moose International and others.
childrens area included face painting, a bouncy castle, hook a duck;
ring the bell, popcorn, candy floss and a Toss Olaf game.
Socialites sold a selection of home made cakes, while The Ritz Club
had a mobile bar and there was also Marc Lynham's ice cream bike.
BEST events coming up include a 1960's night on 23rd September at
The Ritz; The Blitz night at The Ritz on 18th Nov and the skating
rink opening on 16th December. A clairvoyant evening at the Ritz
is also being planned for October.
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge