Christmas fun in Burnham

FESTIVE fun was had by all at an event in Burnham this week. Mayor Pauline Pollard and BBC Points West reporter Clinton Rogers switched on the Christmas lights during a day of activities in the town on Saturday.

FESTIVE fun was had by all at an event in Burnham this week.

Mayor Pauline Pollard and BBC Points West reporter Clinton Rogers switched on the Christmas lights during a day of activities in the town on Saturday.

A market was held in High Street, Santa showed up to hand out sweets to children and carollers entertained the crowds with some festive favourites.

Burnham Area Rescue Boat's, The Light of Elizabeth hovercraft, made an appearance and renowned tenor Tim Pitman sang songs from his repertoire. The town's performing arts school, Curtain Call, also wowed the crowds with a selection of songs and carols.


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Chamber of Trade and Commerce chairman Alex Turco said: "Various partners including local businesses, the town council and councillor Mike Facey all made contributions to make sure Burnham was well decorated. There are some additions and alterations to this year's display compared to last year's because we bought some brand new lights.

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