BOSfest arts and music festival hailed a success
of people headed into Burnham-On-Sea over the weekend to support
the town's second BOSfest music and arts festival.
event was held across the town centre including in Princess Street
and Victoria Street plus at the library, The Ritz, The Princess
Theatre and the Victoria Hotel.
Sunday's live music acts performed infront of a big crowd in the
well as live music, there were comedians, story telling from local
children's authors, dance displays, craft activities, street artists
Dyer, who is organising the event, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "It
was a very successful weekend for us with entertainment suiting
all tastes. We thank everyone who came along, and a big thank you
goes to all our wonderful volunteers who ensured it ran smoothly."
Saturday, visitors enjoyed live music at The Princess that included
local band Vermin, plus Funke and the Two Tone Baby, Nick Parker,
local Pilton Party winners Some Villains and culminating in Black
Victoria Hotel saw the likes of Nick Elswood reuniting with for
Lone Sharkz bandmate Dave Gibson, Little Secrets, Recovering Satellites
and Irie Fire and more.
the day, Burnham's library hosted children's entertainment from
Nutty Noah, poetry and local authors such as Francis Evesham and
Sonny Topham and a number of fabulous Poets.
festival also welcomed over 20 street artists including Andrew Burns
Colwill, S P Zero and John D'oh, plus local artist Damian Nicholson
among others. New street art was completed at the back of The Princess
and around the town centre, including on the Tuckers Garage hoardings
and on the side of the Victoria Hotel.
The Community Stage, there was dancing to include Salsa and line
dancers, singing with the Rock Choir, drumming including the Mendip
drummers and lots more from local performers. Others include B-Elite,
Back Street Stompers and Action Pussycat.
The Ritz also featured comedians including Charlie Baker who has
appeared in Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The IT Crown
and Noel James, a finalist on this year's Britain's Got Talent,
plus compere Ade Bowen.
Nursery also offered free children's crafts and activities through
the day. And The Vape Escape hosted a number of Dj/electronic music
sets from mainly local artists including Big Smokin Joe, Rob Bragg,
B2B Tom Beech and others. There was also a street magician, Circus
Skills performer, and a Kidzone alongside a range of stalls.