Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge Carnival Awards Night
of carnival club members from across Somerset gathered on Saturday
night (January 27th) for the annual Highbridge and Burnham-On-Sea
Carnival presentation evening.
150 people crowded into The Oaktree in Highbridge to see scores
of trophies and shields handed out to the winners of November's
parade by Carnival Chairman Phil New, President Malcolm Borland
and Carnival Queen Melissa Fear, right.
of Burnham's Hillview Carnival Club had a great night, receiving
several awards for their successful country and western cart 'Yee
Spirit Of Carnival Award - given to the individual that has shown
the true spirit of carnival - was presented to Steve and Phil Frost
- the road warriors - to recognise their support of marshalling
carnivals across the region. Masqueraders won the Chairman's Choice
after a successful year.
New, Chairman of Highbridge and Burnham Carnival Committee, told
Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It was a brilliant night when clubs from
across Somerset came together to look back at another great year."
Winners at Saturday's carnival presentation evening (Paul Archer)