Burnham-On-Sea Carnival celebrates 70th year at Presentation Night
70th anniversary of Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea Carnival was marked
during the event's annual presentation evening on Saturday night
200 people crowded into The Oaktree in Highbridge to see more dozens
of trophies and shields handed out to the winners of November's
parade by Carnival Chairman Phil New, President Malcolm Borland
and queen Hannah Sainsbury.
committee, pictured above, were thanked for their work over the
years in continuing to make the annual spectacle such a success.
of Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club had a great night, receiving
six awards for their successful space-themed cart 'Reach 4 The Stars'.
Spirit Of Carnival Award - given to the individual that has shown
the true spirit of carnival - was presented to Andy Bennett to recognise
his family's support of the carnival over the decades.
New, Chairman of Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Committee, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a great night when clubs from across
Somerset came together to look back at a super year - it was a special
one for us in Burnham's 70th year."