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A twist on the classic fairytale of Snow White will be performed in Cheddar this year when STARR theatre group takes it on as its pantomime.

One of Britain’s most highly-regarded bands will perform a one-off show at Bristol’s Colston Hall later this year.

London-based duo Alpines are going on tour after releasing a new record last year, and will make an appearance in Bristol.

The sound of Elbow will fill the woods at Westonbirt Arboretum this summer, after the band announced they will be taking part in Forest Live.

A show which brings two historic queens together to chat about politics, current affairs and the novelties of modern life is heading to Weston-super-Mare in March.

If you think you know about dinosaurs, Ben Garrod is about to prove you wrong when he visits Weston-super-Mare’s Playhouse.

A hit cinema franchise has returned for its third instalment, promising mind-blowing stunts and extreme action.

Sunshine Productions are making a return to The Blakehay Theatre as the talented group re-create Goodnight Mr Tom – and you could watch the show for free with our competition.

Weston Football Club are welcoming former England footballer – and now media pundit – Stan Collymore to The Woodspring Stadium as he hosts his Call Collymore show live from the Seagulls’ home ground.

Amber Run are set to celebrate the release of their second album next month with a stop in Bristol during their UK tour.

The iconic play Amadeus, which chronicles the life of composer Mozart, will be shown at the Odeon in Weston-super-Mare.

An opera filled with love, vengeance and murder will burst onto Weston-super-Mare Odeon’s screens this month, when the show is screened live from London.

A village drama group will bring the classic tale of Robin Hood to life in its pantomime.

The dead will be brought back to life in Weston-super-Mare when Sally Morgan draws on years of experience as one of the UK’s most popular mediums.

A popular stage actor who is famed for stunning portrayals of historical icons is set to return to Bath this week to tell the story of a black pioneer in Britain.

One of Britain’s hottest rock groups Mallory Knox will be performing in Bristol later this year.

A two-time Olivier Award-winner and multi-million-selling record artist will grace The Playhouse stage in Weston next month.

Talented guitarist Martin Harley will be joined on stage by bassist Daniel Kimbro to give the Bristol crowd a taste of Nashville.

A former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) star is set to battle in the squared circle in Weston-super-Mare next month.

Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone star in romantic musical comedy-drama La La Land, which critics predict will dominate the year’s film awards after it scooped a record seven Golden Globes.

It may often be described a ‘dying art’ but theatre in Weston has enjoyed a remarkable upturn in fortunes, with The Playhouse enjoying huge growth in sales and footfall over the past three years.

However, it has not been easy, with the venue taking huge financial risks to welcome West End shows such as Blood Brothers and Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat to its High Street stage.

A Weston-super-Mare woman has organised a concert for the Teenage Cancer Trust (TCT) which will see performances from three bands as well as a range of raffle prizes.

“Always give it 100 per cent and remember there are no wrong answers – your imagination is your best friend.”
This sage advice is shared by one of Weston’s biggest performing success stories – yet the town boasts a wealth of theatrical talent, ranging from those entertaining us on local stages to those who have found success in the wider world.
Reporter Sheridan Robins explores what some of Weston’s most successful singers, actors and dancers are doing now – and how this seaside town played a part in their success.

DIY SOS presenter Nick Knowles will be visiting Clevedon next month.

An award-winning magician is set to perform at a theatre in Bath next week.

A Somerset band is preparing to bring musical joy to an audience in February.

A folk-rock songbird hopes to bring the house down on the Bristol stop of her UK tour.

Romance will be in the air at a popular live music venue in Weston in February with a special event to mark Valentine’s Day.

Talk about paying for the sins of your ancestors. Imagine being abducted because of the precious memories of a distant relative.

The Playhouse is set to welcome TV actor Andrew Lancel in thriller A Judgement In Stone – and you could win tickets to the show in our competition.

A beautiful tale of loss and grief is explored in A Monster Calls, a film which sees a young boy seek the help of a tree monster to deal with his mother’s terminal illness.

One of Weston-super-Mare’s most popular family events will return this month – and you could win a family ticket to enjoy the day.

Legendary singer Rod Stewart will be celebrated at a one-off show in Bristol next week.

After completing a UK arena tour with indie-pop band Bastille, singer and instrumentalist Rationale is set to embark on a tour of his own – and he will be making a stop in Bristol.

A dad forms a bitter rivalry with his daughter’s young rich boyfriend in the latest blockbuster to hit the big screen – and the Mercury is offering you the chance to win tickets.

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