Brent Knoll to join nationwide chain of
beacon will be lit on top of Brent Knoll during a nationwide chain
of lightings to mark
the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar in
beacon will be lit at 7:15pm on on
Friday October 21st as
part of a synchronised celebration of Nelsons achievement.
councillor Peter Osborne will light a brazier of straw on top
of the Knoll which, weather permitting, will be seen in Burnham
and for miles across Somerset.
begin in Plymouth and will
kick off three days of festivities across the UK from October
21st-23rd to celebrate The Trafalgar Weekend.
festival commemorates the UK's most celebrated naval victory,
which on 21st October 1805 scuppered Napoleons plans to
Weekend Official Web site