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Thatchers Katy Cider wins Overall Champion Cider at Hereford Museum Cider and Perry Competition 2016

Thatchers Cider scooped three gongs at the annual Cider Museum awards in Hereford this week.

Jim Jefferies. Photo by Barry J. Holmes.

Outspoken Australian comedian Jim Jefferies will take his hard-hitting brand of humour to Bristol’s Colston Hall this summer.

Thursday, May 26, 2016
Are you able to volunteer?

A brand new Weston-super-Mare festival is set to take to the Tropicana in July and the organisers have released a behind-the-scenes video as they prepare for the big event.

Alice returns to Wonderland – but runs into trouble.

Alice (Mia Wasilowska) is back in Wonderland for the second instalment in the fantasy film series, with James Bobin taking over the director’s chair from Tim Burton.

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Money Monster.

Working in live television, you know one day will never be the same as the next.

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The Catherine Tate Show.

Superstar comedian Catherine Tate will take her award-winning self-titled show across the UK this autumn – including a date at Bristol’s Colston Hall.

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Rob Beckett

Energetic comedian Rob Beckett is set to entertain Weston-super-Mare audiences with his lively personality when he performs at The Playhouse later this year.

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The Let It Be musical is heading to Bristol.

Timeless classics from arguably the biggest band in history will be taking to the stage in Bristol next month and you could win tickets to Let It Be’s opening night thanks to our competition.

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Rock Of Ages is coming to Weston.

A rendition of Sergei Rachmaninov’s Vespers will be delivered by The Bristol Choral Society at the city’s cathedral next month.

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Monday, May 23, 2016
Streetfest Weston Town Square.Nemisis Boys with the Lyra girls.

A street dance competition will be held in the Tropicana later this year as part of its reinvention as an events space.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Rock Of Ages is coming to Weston.

Weston is welcoming the popular musical Rock Of Ages, celebrating some of the biggest rock songs of the 1980s performed by Sunshine productions.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
Books

A best-selling author is coming to a Weston-super-Mare supermarket for a book signing this weekend.

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Thursday, May 19, 2016
The exhibition is being hosted by the Burnham Camera Club.

Photography fans will have the chance to enjoy some interesting images and learn about the latest photographic trends at an exhibition in Burnham next month.

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Gyles Brandreth.

Popular comedian and after-dinner speaker Gyles Brandreth will bring his unique brand of wit to Bristol next month.

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Bristol Hippodrome Stage Experience pupils performing Glee.

Young people who fancy themselves as musical theatre’s next big star are being invited to sign up to the Bristol Hippodrome’s Stage Experience production Fame The Musical.

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Sam Simmons is one of the acts taking to Wells.

A host of acts have been announced for the annual Wells Comedy Festival, including television star Katy Brand and BAFTA award-winning comedian Stewart Lee.

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Avenue Q will be at The Playhouse, Weston.

Raucous comedy Avenue Q is set to entertain Weston audiences with its unique mix of comedy and puppetry when it begins a run at The Playhouse next month.

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Phyllis Logan will star in Present Laughter.

Downton Abbey star Phyllis Logan is set to entertain audiences when she takes centre stage in a brand-new production of classic Noel Coward comedy Present Laughter next month.

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Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Abba tribute

They are a band with a back catalogue packed with singalong classics, and no party or disco is complete without at least one of their songs – and today you could win tickets to enjoy one of their premier tribute acts.

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Recreations (Picture: Alice Corner).

A singer formerly known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. will perform his self-produced album in Bristol.

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Saturday, May 14, 2016
Yeo Valley Bacon Boys

Yeo Valley canteen in Blagdon is hosting show and supper evenings from Tuesday to May 19.

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Ben Savage and Hannah Sanders (Picture: Rosie Hardy).

Folk duo Hannah Sanders and Ben Savage will be performing together in Bath this month.

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Cara Dillon (Picture: Roger Sargent).

Irish folksinger Cara Dillon will perform songs from her critically-acclaimed album in Bath.

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Inner City.

A Weston-super-Mare band, who were the last group to play on historic Birnbeck Pier, will show their support for a trust fighting to restore the structure by performing a homecoming charity gig next month.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Anita Harris after the fire alarms at the Blakehay Theatre in Weston-super-Mare.

West End performer Anita Harris evacuated the Blakehay Theatre in Weston-super-Mare along with audience members after the fire alarms went off.

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Dr Feelgood

The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare will be hosting a night of musical fun when both Dr Feelgood and Eddie And The Hotrods perform for one night only.

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Emily Atack stars as Holly Golightly. Photo by Sean Ebsworth Barnes.

Classic romantic comedy Breakfast At Tiffany’s is set to delight audiences when it opens in Bath next week.

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Dirty Dancing is in Weston for one night only.

Dirty Dancing is returning to the stage in Weston-super-Mare ready to give you the time of your life – and you could get your hands on a pair of tickets, some exclusive signed merchandise, and a meeting with two of the stars, through our competition.

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X-Men: Apocolypse

The X-Men are back in one of their greatest battles to date as the oldest, most powerful mutant in history awakens – and declares war on the whole human race.

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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Photo by Lee Howard.

Aviation enthusiasts are set to enjoy an action-packed day at the annual RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day in July – and you could be there to see the spectacular air displays in person.

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Priscilla: Queen of the Desert. Photo by Paul Coltas.

Show-stopping musical Priscilla: Queen Of The Desert will roll into Bristol later this month – and you could be there to enjoy the show in person, thanks to our competition.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016
Parkwood has teamed up with the Mercury to offer the prize.

The Weston Mercury has teamed up with Parkwood to offer great prizes for fans of adventure this week.

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Bristol Shakespeare Festival is set for a sensational return.

The Bristol Shakespeare Festival is set to return for the 13th year in a row with its unique staging of The Bard’s greatest triumphs.

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Bad Neighbours 2.

Zac Efron and Seth Rogen are back with new problems in a follow-up to the hilarious comedy Bad Neighbours.

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West Mendip Orchestra are set to delight audiences when they close the Yatton Music Society’s (YMS) annual festival of music on May 14.

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