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Weston Pride

Weston Town Council has shown its support for the town’s third Pride festival, which is set to take place next weekend.

Young performers for Alice In Wonderland.

Alice will visit Wonderland in a performance of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale.

Out Of Sky

Young theatre-makers will take to Bristol University’s stage over the next few nights as a talented, newly-formed company displays its work for the very first time.

Sophia Behn

A celebration of Mod music is set to rock The Playhouse to mark the 50th anniversary of the Mod scene.

Sticky Fingers are heading to Bristol.

An Australian band with a back catalogue as varied and diverse as their nation’s population is heading to the South West this summer on the latest stop of a successful world tour – ahead of the release of a third album this year.

Aliens Love Underpants heading to The Playhouse.

Get ready to laugh your pants off, when a children’s bestseller takes to the stage in Weston on the latest stop in its successful nationwide tour.

The BFG.

Roald Dahl’s The BFG is being brought to life on the big screen by Disney and director Steven Spielberg.

Star Trek and Beyond

The latest instalment of the Star Trek franchise is landing at Weston’s Odeon and you could win tickets to see the film thanks to our competition.

The Enemy Farewell tour

After 10 years and three top-10 albums, it is a sad sight to see one of Britain’s best loved, home grown indie bands preparing for their farewell tour.

Jacki Banwell with her work

Weston-super-Mare artist Jacki Barwell will present an exhibition of painting, collage, mixed media with stitch and print later this month.

Frank (Liam Tamne) and Janet (Diana Vickers) performing on stage at The Rocky Horror Show. Picture credit: David Freeman

This Rock ‘n’ Roll science fiction piece landed at the Bristol Hippodrome on July 18 and what a way to kick off its week-long stay.

Festival goers enjoying the music.

Are you having withdrawals after Weston-super-Mare’s first ever Hazy Days festival?

Chas and Dave.

Chas and Dave are taking their memorable songs and humour to The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare.

The Playhouse

Bach choir to be in Weston-super-Mare

Thursday, July 14, 2016

The Bristol Bach Choir will make their way to All Saints’ Church in Weston ahead of their international trip to Estonia.

Feeder

Rock band Feeder are set to rock the O2 Academy in Bristol later this year after celebrating the release of their ninth album.

Rehearsal For Murder.

Alex Ferns and Anita Harris star in a new stage adaptation of Rehearsal For Murder, which visits Weston in August.

The Playhouse
Ralph Fiennes as Richard III (Picture: Mark Brenner)

Ralph Fiennes will star as one of Shakespeare’s most notorious villains in a show broadcast live at Weston-super-Mare’s Odeon.

Jason Manford will be at The Playhouse.

Esteemed Northern funnyman Jason Manford is coming to Weston to perform a one-off best of show later this month.

Hackney Colliery Band heading to Bristol

A brass band from East London is recreating jazz music for the modern day, getting people on their feet and dancing along – with an upcoming tour date in Bristol sure to entertain.

Prog rockers Frost* are heading to Bristol

A BAFTA nominated and Ivor Novello Award-winning songwriter has swapped the pen for a microphone, and is taking his band to Bristol this month.

Win: Big return for Ghostbusters

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Ghostbusters Day 16

Who you gonna call? Well, Ghostbusters of course – and after a 30-year absence the loveable saviours are back on the big screen.

Credit: Johan Persson

Fun-loving New York musical Guys and Dolls made its debut last night (Tuesday) and thrilled the Bristol Hippodrome audience so much, the cast were given a standing ovation.

Des O'Connor.

Des O’Connor joins Jimmy Tarbuck live on stage at the Bristol Hippodrome.

Hazy Days

Hazy Days festival is set to wow the Tropicana from tonight (Friday) until Sunday with a host of local and international talent on display.

Sunjay (Picture by Charlie Barker Press).

Young singer and guitarist Sunjay will perform his folk and blues tunes in Frenchay.

Slapstick festival

Bristol is set to welcome its very own slapstick festival with a host of big-name comics poised to take to the stage.

The Real Thing

Chart-topping 1970s soul group The Real Thing are set to perform in Weston this summer, bringing their smooth sounds on a nationwide tour.

Hazy days

The inaugural Hazy Days festival is on its way and the response has been ‘fantastic’ according to its organiser, with tickets flying out and a huge amount of volunteers also doing their bit.

Rich B

A big-name DJ who is heading up the after-party for the biggest Pride festival in the country is coming to Weston-super-Mare this summer.

Parade of Lights

American band Parade Of Lights are travelling across the pond for a number of UK dates and will conclude their visit in Bristol.

Rarely-performed show hits Bath

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Michael Cochrane in rehearsal. Photo by Tristram Kenton.

Revered comedy While The Sun Shines will open in Bath next week.

Win: Murder Mystery set to celebrate 60 years

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Mousetrap

The record-breaking production The Mousetrap is making its way to Bristol, and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Tarzan

Tarzan has spent a decade living in England in a film out this week – but now he must return to the jungle.

Win: Another Ice Age heading this way

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
pub_120_670_184_4K_UniversalColor_WB – The herd sets off on a quest to save themselves from a Scrat-tastrope. (from left): Julian (voiced by Adam Devine), Peaches (voiced by Keke Palmer), Ellie (voiced by Queen Latifah), Manny (voiced by Ray Romano), Shira (voiced by Jennifer Lopez), Diego (voiced by Denis Leary), Crash and Eddie (voiced by Seann William Scott, Josh Peck), Buck (voiced by Simon Pegg). Photo credit: Blue Sky Studios

The fifth instalment of the children’s film series Ice Age is being shown on a Weston-super-Mare screen – and we have tickets to give away.

Blues, soul and Motown night

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Musical notes

Brent Knoll’s annual music on the green event will welcome a blues, soul and Motown band to get the village dancing.

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