Mayor gives official welcome to visiting Dutch carnival band
traditional Dutch carnival band was formally welcomed to Burnham-On-Sea
by the town's Mayor and Mayoress on Sunday (November 5th).
Bill Hancock welcomed the C.V. de Wallepikkers band from Zaltbommel
in Holland during a reception at the Princess Theatre before Sunday
evening's fireworks display.
members of the band, Blaaskapel Spuugzat, have been making formal
visits to Burnham-On-Sea during the Carnival weekend every two years
band are playing in town centre pubs across Burnham during Monday
as part of the build-up the carnival. They also performed before
the fireworks display on the seafront.
are a lot of fun and it is great to give them a warm welcome to
our towns during the carnival weekend," said the Mayor.