A busy Saturday of Christmas events is scheduled to take place in the Burnham-On-Sea area today.

We’ve highlighted some of the key events happening below…

Burnham-On-Sea’s Marine Cove gardens on the seafront are holding a free ‘Carols in the Cove’ event today between 2-4pm. The King Alfred Youth Brass Band will be performing, alongside Berrow Hand Bell Ringers and more. There will be a stocking hunt in the gardens, with free mince pies for the children who take part as well as free mulled wine for the adults.

A Christmas Fayre is being held today by 1st Burnham-On-Sea Scout Group at their HQ at the town’s BASC Ground form 1pm to 5pm. Enjoy lots of fun stalls for everyone, plus craft stalls and more!

Burnham’s Christmas Tree Festival opens today at St Andrew’s Church with a special service at 6pm to mark the lighting of over 30 trees.


Meet Nanuq, a life-sized animatronic polar bear that will delight young and old alike. He will be appearing at 11.30am, 1pm and 2pm at the Ritz Social Club in Victoria Street as part of Burnham’s Frostival event organised by the Town Council. Free of charge and look out for Santa too!

Burnham’s skating rink will be opening today from 12 mid-day running through to January 2nd. It will be open for seven hours a day and skating sessions will cost £4. Opening times will be Mondays to Thursdays 10am-5pm, Friday and Saturdays 10am-7pm and Sundays 10am-6pm.

Burnham Baptist Church in College Street is holding its Christmas Fair today from 10am.

Burnham’s Towans Nursing Home in Berrow Road will hold their Christmas Bazaar today from 2.30-4.30pm. Enjoy a craft stall, tombola, and more!

Somerset Court in Brent Knoll is holding its Christmas Bazaar today from 4-8pm with many stalls, crafts and entertainment for all ages.

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What’s on in Burnham-On-Sea and Highbridge