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An ‘uplifting’ celebration of some of the best music from the 1970s will be held in Weston next month.

The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare

A famous name from the legendary Motown music scene will perform a long list of unforgettable tunes on a Weston stage this month.

A group of musical pioneers recorded their distinctive sounds at one recording studio – and their hits will be performed at The Playhouse in Weston on July 26.

The Incredibles are back in action after a 14-year hiatus and the Mercury is offering its readers the chance to see the hotly-anticipated film in Weston.

Oscar Wilde’s comedy about political corruption and blackmail is transferring from the West End to Bath.

A musical set in the 1980s will be performed by an award-winning drama group in Weston from July 25-28.

Bristol’s 47th harbour festival is set to take place during the weekend of July 20-22.

An energetic comedian will take his 30th anniversary show to Weston next month.

The Playhouse Weston-super-Mare

Some of the best tunes of the 1990s will be performed on stage in Weston this month, offering music buffs the chance to relive Britpop’s biggest rivalry.

Some of rock music’s greatest sounds will be heard in Weston-super-Mare later this month, and Mercury readers will win tickets to see the show.

An X Factor finalist will step into some ogre-sized shoes at the Bristol Hippodrome next month.

Singer-songwriters Chris Cleverley and Minnie Birch will perform at Bath’s Chapel Arts Centre in mid-July.

Global superstar Jessie J will perform a one-off concert in Bristol later this year.

A three-day festival will mix music, dance, theatre and talks to raise money for good causes this weekend.

In an attempt to control the crime rate in America, all crime is made legal for one night one.

One of the country’s finest comedians will embark on a nationwide tour, with two gigs coming to the South West.

The beer and cider will be flowing at a Lions club’s festival this weekend.

An Indian man travels to the exotic plains of England for a gap year in Pariah Khan’s one-man show.

Two American brothers will perform the South West this month.

A Grammy award-winning singer will perform on a Weston stage next month, promising to delve into his jam-packed back catalogue of hits.

A dedicated band will pay tribute to the former T-Rex lead singer at a special performance at Weston’s Winter Gardens.

If you enjoyed the Weston Air Show last weekend, you are in luck as another aviation event will entertain on tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday.

A tribute to one of the most popular girl bands in the country will be performed in Weston this weekend.

A writer and performer will use LEGO to build a utopian city next month.

The great-granddaughter of leading suffragette Emmeline Pankhurst will be among those giving talks at next year’s Weston-super-Mare Literary Festival.

A weekend of music, food and booze is coming to the South West next month.

Temperatures were rising and maniacs were on the loose at Bristol’s Hippodrome theatre as Strictly Come Dancing’s Joanne Clifton and A1’s Ben Adams premiered in Flashdance last night (Monday).

A Burnham-on-Sea theatre group will perform an iconic musical next month.

Brighton quintet The RPMs will perform in Bristol this summer.

The biggest robbery New York City has ever seen is the plan which an all-woman crime squad hope to pull off – and Mercury readers can win a front row seat to the action.


A wide variety of food and drink events will take place at Weston’s iconic seafront landmark in 2018.

The Playhouse Theatre in Weston will host a George Michael act in mid-July and the Mercury is giving readers a chance to be there to watch the show for free.

One of Aesop’s fables will be retold in hilarious fashion by a North Somerset comedy duo in Weston next month.


A Somerset village will play host to a weekend music festival this summer.

The remarkable talent of Nat King Cole will be celebrated in a show in Weston next month.

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