Manor Gardens set to host Bank Holiday summer fete
traditional August Bank Holiday Monday summer fete is to be 'bigger
than ever' when it returns to the town's Manor Gardens, say organisers.
event - run by community group Burnham Events Social Team - will
be held from 11am-4pm.
Town Crier will open the fete at 11am and there will be entertainment
during the day, starting at 11.30am with a martial arts display
by B-Elite; then Burnham Youth Choir at 12.30pm followed by the
Seaside Strummers ukelele band at 1.15pm. Burnham on Song Senior
Choir will be the final entertainment from 2.30pm.
Hayes, Secretary at BEST, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The fete
is a tradition in the town and people were delighted last year that
the fete could carry on after The Friends of Burnham Hospital decided
they did not want to continue organising it."
number of local charities and groups benefit from the fete and despite
all of the hard work that is involved everyone enjoys it."
is a great way for the community to get together. We are hoping
that this year the fete will be even bigger and better."
are numerous local groups such as Sensational Kids; Hands of Change;
Somerset Time for Youth and Somewhere House who are having stalls
as well as national charities such as the W I, Lions; Moose and
will be numerous opportunities for people to try their luck and
win prizes, The childrens area has been expanded to accommodate
a bouncy castle; hook a duck; ring the bell, popcorn; candy floss
and a Toss Olaf game."
has always been the case there will be a tea tent and other food
stands. Burnham on Sea Socialites will be selling a selection of
scrummy home made cakes."
it looks like it's going to be a hot one, the Ritz bar will be there
and Marc Lynham's ice cream bike."
we take the opportunity to thank everyone who has supported us and
given up their time and worked hard to bring this event to the town."
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.
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