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Save the last dance

The final casting for Save The Last Dance For Me, which will be arriving in Weston-super-Mare in August, has been completed.

The Playhouse
Oppits 'Wizzard of Oz' dress rehearsal.

A group of friends are off to see the wizard – the wonderful wizard of Oz.

The Comedy Garden

The return of Bristol’s Comedy Garden festival is edging ever closer and despite demand being high, there are still a host of hilarious acts which you could book to see.

Win: Weston gets a taste of the Wild West

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Hoedown logo and boots

Fans of country music can don their cowboy hats and take to the Grand Pier for its first-ever all-American hoedown.

That'll be the day

A nostalgic rock ‘n’ roll show is returning to The Playhouse as part of its 30th anniversary tour.

The Playhouse
Present Laughter.

Noël Coward is one of Britian’s most iconic playwrights and his work still lives on today.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Twentieth Century Fox.

Two decades on from the original science fiction film Independence Day, its long-awaited sequel has now landed.

Star Wars fans Lewis and Sadie meeting members of the MKG garrison, Garry Billings, Claire Hayward, Rob Penlington and Adam Brookes.

A film and comic convention will be held in the Tropicana this summer, with special guest stars and displays set to delight fans of science fiction.

The Rocky Horror Show

The astounding Rocky Horror Show is making its way to Bristol next month, and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

bee gees

A tribute to an English pop band – who soared to international success in the 1960s – is being performed in Weston.

The alien and Timmy from Aliens Love Underpants (Picture: Stuart Slavicky).

Hit children’s book Aliens Love Underpants has been transformed for the stage, and will visit Weston-super-Mare as part of its tour.

The Playhouse

Bless’ed Roots

Thursday, June 16, 2016
Bless'ed Roots

A Weston rock and reggae band are set to take to the stage on Saturday to showcase their talent.

Martha are set to perform in Bristol.

Pop band Martha are set to perform in Bristol following the release of their second album.

Rock Of Ages

A jam-packed Blakehay Theatre enjoyed a night to remember last night (Wednesday) as Rock of Ages took to the stage for its opening night.

Haze Sessions

Thatchers Cider is hosting a night of music in Bristol, fronted by Radio 1 DJ Huw Stephens.

Guys and Dolls. Picture: Johann Persson

The fun-loving New York musical Guys and Dolls is making its way to Bristol as part of its UK tour and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Lady Anna: All at Sea

Brand new original play Lady Anna: All At Sea is setting sail in Bath until Saturday, as part of a UK tour.

Burnham and Highbridge Brass Band.

David Bowie, Bruce Springsteen, Adele, Coldplay – and now Burnham and Highbridge Brass Band.

Weston-super-Mare dancing show

Friday, June 10, 2016
The show will take place at The Playhouse.

A Weston dance school is set to put on a show-stopping performance when its students perform at The Playhouse next month.

The Burlesque Show

The Playhouse in Weston is welcoming The Burlesque Show for one night only, when the award-winning performers are set to create an exciting evening.

Michael Pennington as King Lear (Picture: Marc Brenner).

Renowned Shakespearean actor Michael Pennington will take the title role in King Lear when the show visits Bath.

Members of the cast at the dress rehearsal.

Shipham Players will be back on stage this month when they host two show and supper evenings at Shipham Village Hall on June 17 and 18.

Winscombe Youth Theatre dress rehearsal.

Winscombe Youth Theatre (WYT) is celebrating its 26th anniversary this Saturday by presenting Hen House Horrors in the main hall at Churchill Academy.

The Mikado

Gilbert and Sullivan’s iconic opera The Mikado is making its way to Bristol later this month, thanks to a unique production created by Scottish Opera and Doyly Carte.

Peter Gill.

Politically incorrect songs penned by Tom Lehrer will entertain audiences in Weston.

The Railway Children.

Young story lovers will be able to enjoy live performances of two of their favourite literary tales this summer – and you could be at one of the performances, thanks to our competition.

The Feeling (Picture: Tom Oxley)

UB40, The Feeling and the Levellers will headline a three-day Somerset music festival this summer.

Relaxing on paradise Tropical Island with white beach - Islands in the caribbean see

Weston will be transformed into a Caribbean paradise when a reggae-themed weekend takes over the Grand Pier.


A couple of well-known stars are taking to the stage in Bristol in the award-winning hit musical Chicago – and you could be there on opening night thanks to our competition.

Celebration of the South West

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Rock Of Ages is coming to Weston.

A special event showcasing the best of West Country music is set to take Bristol by storm on Sunday.


Another round of brilliant comics will be gracing the stage at one of Weston’s landmarks.

Have you spotted Hazy Days' 'Beast' around Weston?

The inaugural Hazy Days Festival is just over a month away from opening at the Tropicana, and to celebrate, a ‘successful’ countdown party took place last weekend.

Anita Harris stars in Rehearsal for Murder.

Revered West End director and producer Bill Kenwright is set to entertain Weston-super-Mare audiences with his new production of classic thriller Rehearsal For Murder.

Gallery: Huge crowd in Burnham-on-Sea for food festival

Thursday, June 2, 2016
Levels Lamb

The eighth bi-annual food festival in Burnham was an event the town ‘can be proud of’, according to its organisers, after thousands of people flocked to the event at the weekend.

HMS Pinafore.

The Theatre Royal in Bath is welcoming everyone aboard the HMS Pinafore as this Gilbert and Sullivan classic returns to the stage.

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