This page is  all about telling the stories of Burnham characters and local people of interest, past and present.

Please also visit the Mayor’s Award page for more people who have made significant contributions to the the town’s life and character.

You may also want to visit the music page to find out about some of Burnham’s remarkable musicians.

Nominating a Burnham character

You are welcome to nominate a local character, living or dead, for inclusion on this page.

But please read the Website Terms of Reference first – they tell you exactly what you need to do to make a successful submission.

Burnham’s Listening Bench

Local voices describing Burnham life back in the day can be heard on Burnham’s listening bench on West Quay. Click here for more.