Don't miss a story sign up to Weston Mercury's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Join the Worle of showbiz

16:00 27 May 2013


WORLE residents are urging others to take part in a new group – Big Worle Showbiz – which will develop performance skills of people of all ages.

The group has been formed by Stuart Laird and ex-head of Becket Primary School, Bob Gibbons, as part of the Big Worle Project.

The project has seen the Worle area – from St Mark’s Church to Priory Community School and Castle Batch Community Centre to New Bristol Road – gifted with £1million and the decision on how the cash should be spent will be made by the area’s residents.

While the project’s steering group discusses its next steps, member Stuart decided to spearhead the entertainment scheme and is now calling on people to attend its first meeting to put together a choir. There are no auditions and everyone is welcome to join in.

The first meeting of the Big Worle Choir will be held at Becket school in Tavistock Road at 7.30pm on June 6.

No experience is needed and Stuart said they will also be looking for dancers and musicians later on to compliment the choir’s activities.

For more information contact Stuart on 01934 511053 or email


Other News Stories

A practice manager at a doctor’s surgery in Weston-super-Mare has been accused of ‘abusing her position’ by paying herself bonuses and overtime amounting to £32,500.

Read more

A North Somerset theatre group thrilled two jam-packed crowds earlier this month.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:00

A food and drink research company has been chosen to organise the technical details for a new innovation centre for Weston-super-Mare.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:03

Join us for live updates as Weston-super-Mare FC look to halt a ten-match losing run against Oxford City.

Read more
Yesterday, 14:00

A Weston-super-Mare carer has been given a suspended prison sentence after assaulting a man with Down’s syndrome.

Read more
Yesterday, 12:00

A series of fishy tasks got underway at a supermarket in Locking Castle.

Read more
Yesterday, 11:00

A business which piqued the interest of millionaire moguls has opened new offices in Cheddar.

Read more
Yesterday, 10:00

North Somerset Council has begun surveying children about the library services they use in the district.

Read more
Yesterday, 08:00

Actor and comedian John Cleese is lending his support to a £400,000 appeal for a new scanner at Weston General Hospital.

Read more
Fri, 18:00

Keen photographers have been making use of Weston’s beautiful beach scenery of late, snapping a wide range of images from the seafront.

Read more

Most Read News

Read Online

Read the Weston Worle and Somerset Mercury e-edition E-edition

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 13°C

min temp: 9°C

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Send Your Letters
Order Photos
Family notices
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Newsletter Sign Up


Show Job Lists

Local business directory

Somerset's trusted business finder

Find planning applications