2017 programme of events for Burnham-On-Sea is unveiled
busy programme of more than 100 community events is to be held in
Burnham-On-Sea during 2017, it has been announced this week as local
organisers met to agree the dates for a joint guide.
new 2017 programme of events is
available to download here and was agreed during a meeting of
event organisers on Tuesday evening, overseen by Burnham's Tourism
Manager Ian Jefferies.
said he was pleased with the schedule: "The meeting was successful
and productive - we had a good turnout of organisers and it's great
that everyone is pooling together their expertise to avoid event
of family events are set to be held over the next 12 months on the
beach, in the town centre and in local parks for residents and visitors.
long-running Festival of the Arts will be held at The Princess Theatre
in Burnham from February 13th-18th March. The
70th annual event will see hundreds of entrants from across the
south west competing.
Burnham-On-Sea Food & Drink Festivals, right, will be
held during 2017, on 27th May and on October 21st, with plenty of
tasty treats on offer to visitors.
Burnham's popular Beer Festival also returns to the town's Ritz
Social Club from April 28th -1st May.
children, Burnham will host a Busy Beach Day on 25th June and July
30th. There will also be numerous fun-packed events on the beach
over the summer, including a Backalong Avalon medieval event on
23rd July, plus a Pirate Day on 3rd September.
District Council's hugely-popular annual Sedgemoor Play Day will
be held at Apex Park on 2nd August when crowds of families will
descend on the park for a day of fun.
annual 'Escape Day' emergency services day on the seafront, right,
which is overseen by BARB and involves scores of groups, will be
held on Sunday August 27th.
summer season will be rounded off with a Kite Festival on Burnham's
beach on 9th and 10th September.
2017 Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Weekend will get underway with
a dazzling fireworks display on the beach on Sunday 5th November,
ahead of the big parade through the town on Monday November 6th.
2017 programme of events is
available to download here and further details about all the
events are available on Burnham's
online events calendar.
Please remember that all dates are subject to change at short notice.
Pictured: Events organisers at Tuesday's meeting in Burnham