© 2018 Andy Turfkruyer

Burnham’s Christmas lights were turned on at 5pm on Sunday 2nd December, 2018.

The ceremony took place opposite the Clock Tower, outside One Stop.

© 2018 Nick Gilmour

Burnham Town Council worked with the town’s churches, supported by Rayleigh Brass. Carols rang out and prayers were read in happy, well-attended ceremony.

The traditional ten-second countdown led to the Christmas Tree lights coming on.

© 2018 Barrie Stamp

There was a  special visit from Santa and Mrs Claus, who arrived in style in a Rolls Royce – the reindeers were resting in preparation for Xmas Eve.

© 2018 Barrie Stamp

They then delivered presents to the attending children.

© 2018 Barrie Stamp

The Town Mayor, Cllr Wendy Stamp, was in attendance with other councillors.

© 2018 Barrie Stamp

Everyone was offered hot sausage rolls and mince pies.

Thank you everyone who came and made it possible.

And a Merry Christmas to all.

© 2018 Jennifer Donnelly