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Mystery knitters 'bomb' Burnham
MYSTERY knitters descended on Burnham’s seafront under cover of darkness to decorate the area with a selection of colourful characters.
The trend, coined ‘Yarn Bombing’, was introduced to the town for the first time over the Bank Holiday weekend and saw knitted sea creatures such as jellyfish and octopi adorn chains and bollards.
The popular activity has already been seen in places like Bristol, Brighton and Manchester and is aimed to brighten-up dull public places.
Many groups remain anonymous and it is unknown how many knitters were involved in the Burnham bombing, their identity or how long the preparation took.
A ‘spokes-knitter’ told the Weekly News: “It is hoped the creation of this temporary adornment over the Bank Holiday weekend will brighten the day and bring a smile to both locals and visitors alike.
“Maybe consideration could be given that in the future Burnham could look into organising and holding an annual bollard dressing event all along the seafront, with the event open to all.”