Customs of Somerset
PUBLISHED: 13:48 26 January 2012 | UPDATED: 13:48 26 January 2012
EVER wondered what the people of Somerset did before the days of amusement arcades and lines of restaurants across the seafront?
If so a new book, Customs of Somerset by Tony Foxworthy will be able to enlighten you as it describes the traditional customs and pastimes of communities including Burnham and East Brent.
The book is packed full of nostalgia which takes the reader through each season of the year, explaining what traditions were most popular and the traditions which have managed to survive.
As the eighth book in the series, it includes pictures of Burnham’s carnivals and harvest homes in East Brent.
As explained by the author in the introduction, this book aims to disprove the notion these customs have died in Somerset since the Industrial Revolution.
Customs In Somerset, by Tony Foxworthy, is published by Country Books.