Festival of The Arts 2018 starts today in Burnham-On-Sea
71st Highbridge Festival Of The Arts, which will be held at Burnham-On-Sea's
Princess Theatre and other local venues, begins today (Monday 5th
runs until Saturday 17th March and will feature approximately 2,300
performances over 13 days.
speech and drama entries to dance and music, the performances will
take place at three local venues: The Princess Theatre in Burnham-On-Sea,
Highbridge Community Hall and St John's Church in Highbridge.
small beginnings in 1948, the Festival has grown to be a large event
enjoyed by both adults and children who are talented and brave enough
to perform for an audience.
are given an adjudication at the end of each Class by professional
actors, dancers or musicians.
Phillips, one of the organisers, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
have a good level of support from our audiences but we will always
welcome more people to come along and see live performances of a
high standard in all the Performing Arts: Speech and Drama, Dance
and Music, both Instrumental and Vocal."
are hoping that you might come along to one of the venues during
Festival and spend time watching some of the best amateur performances
in the South West."
performers always appreciate an audience. The Coffee and cake are
daily wristband entrance fee costs £2.00 and our Festival
Programmes are on Sale at The Princess Theatre and tourist information
centre. We hope to be able to welcome you."
on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge