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Five things to do in Weston this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:30 12 January 2018

Bleadon Players' Humpty Dumpty panto dress rehearsal.

Bleadon Players' Humpty Dumpty panto dress rehearsal.


Despite the blustering winds and wet weather, the first signs of spring arriving may encourage you out of the house this weekend, where you can meet some of the new arrivals at Puxton Park or pick up some delicious local produce from a village market.

– The Bleadon Players will perform a pantomime Humpty Dumpty at the village’s Coronation Hall, Coronation Road, from today (Thursday) until Saturday at 7.30pm each night with a 2pm matinee on Saturday.

Be transported to the magical and mystical Nursery Rhyme Land in this family-friendly show.

Tickets, priced £3-7, are available from the group’s Facebook page. –

– A lambing weekend will be held at Puxton Park, in Cowslip Lane, on Saturday and Sunday.

People are invited to meet the newest editions to the farm and even hold and bottle feed some of the lambs.

The farm will be open from 9am each day and entry is £4-32.

– A market featuring local food and drink including cheese, bread, preserves, cakes and meat is taking place at Uphill’s Victory Hall, in Westfield Road, on Saturday from 10am-1pm.

FairTrade products and a wide variety of crafts, cards and refreshments will also be on sale

– A service of remembrance will be held at Holy Trinity Church, in South Road, Weston, on Saturday.

Jacob’s Choir will provide a place for families to come together and remember the children they have lost.

The service has been set up by Terry Devine and Karen Johnston in memory of their son Jacob who sadly died just five days after his birth.

The event will run from 6-7pm and will include live music, tributes and refreshments.

– Weston Rugby Club 1st team will take on Bracknell at their home ground in Sunnyside Road on Saturday.

The teams will take to the field for a 2.30pm kick off. Entry is £5 on the gate and there will be food and refreshments available for purchase.

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