of Burnham-On-Sea history photos set to be displayed
unique collection of historic photos and videos of Burnham-On-Sea
are set to be displayed at an event in the town this week.
illustrated slideshow of old photographs of Burnham will be given
in the Lecture Theatre at King Alfred School this Friday, 3rd March.
John Strickland told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "This will be the
first public showing of many of the late Glyn Luxons images,
including the Sea Front and North Esplanade from before 1897; the
building of the South Esplanade and Marine Lake in the late 1920s
and a video of the opening ceremony by the First Lord of the Admiralty
Albert Victor Alexander."
are also images of the Marine Café, the Bandstand and Pier
Street car park before the supermarket, a glimpse of war-time Burnham,
the Berrow wreck, and the Storm of 13th December 1981 and the subsequent
construction of our new sea defences."
note that tickets for this event are now sold out. All proceeds
to Macmillan Cancer Support.