Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

Highbridge Busk-a-thon

Highbridge Busk-a-thon

Highbridge will be filled with music next Sunday, 13th March.  As part of Sedgemoor District Council’s drive to get people back into town and village centres –  and funded by the Government Welcome Back Fund  this event is next in line from fun-filled programme of different events, at different locations, to remind residents and visitors about the diverse nature of our shops and businesses in towns and villages.

The planned programme for the day is below, but any artist wanting to take part can show up on the day at one of the locations and check with the performing artist.

It all kicks off from 1100 hrs – so turn up and fill your ears with music and also sample many of the different foods and drinks on offer.

1100 – 1700 hrsDJ set from Court productionSopha – outside
1130 hrsNorth Somerset SambaCoopers Arms – outside
All dayStore soundtrack from Court productionsSopha – inside
1200 hrs – 1700 hrsBurnham Radio soundtrackThe Globe Inn
1200 hrsRyder Emcee Flying the Flag promo – Hip HopSopha – outside
1200 hrsWayne PopeThe Globe Inn
1215 hrs – 1245 hrsBristol String QuartetHighbridge Railway Station.
1300 hrsNorth Somerset SambaSt Johns Church – outside
1300 hrs to 1330 hrsBristol String QuartetHighbridge Clock Tower (Community centre if wet)
1300 hrsThe Beach’d BouysThe Globe Inn
1330 hrsRyder Emcee Flying the Flag promo – Hip HopSopha – outside
1345 – 1415 hrsBristol String QuartetSopha – inside
1345 hrsHolly SimpsonHighbridge Clock Tower
1400 hrsMoss Flower BandSt Johns Church – outside
1400 hrsSalvThe Globe Inn
1400 hrsJuan CarlosCommunity Centre – outside
1430 hrsNorth Somerset SambaHighbridge Clock Tower
1500 hrsThe Beach’d BouysThe Globe Inn
1500 hrsHolly SimpsonCommunity Centre – outside
1600 hrsJuan CarlosThe Globe Inn

The Welcome Back Events are funded from the European Regional Development Fund via the Welcome Back Fund. 

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Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge


Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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