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SIX music acts will perform at a Milton pub on Monday to raise money for charity.

Straight Outta Compton.

STRAIGHT Outta Compton tells the story of NWA, one of the most important groups in the history of rap music.

The Boat That Rocked

WATCH Kenneth Branagh, Nick Frost and Bill Nighy in a comedy about a pirate radio station anchored in the North Sea.

The exhibition at Weston's Love's Cafe will run until September 27

A Weston venue is hosting an exhibition this month featuring the work of two artists.

Peter Trego and Adam Lipinski

A CRICKETER from Weston is celebrating his benefit year – and you could win tickets to a day and night full of entertainment.

Nathan Carter.

A COUNTRY singer from Liverpool is embarking on a tour of England – including a visit to The Playhouse in Weston.


AN AMERICAN family gets caught up in the middle of a violent and terrifying overseas coup in No Escape.

Cast of Johnny Wilkinson's Right Boot. Photo by Lisa Hounsome

Hands Up For Jonny Wilkinson’s Right Boot.

Katherine Ryan

BANKSY has landed in Weston-super-Mare but there will be more than art available at the Tropicana throughout the next five weeks, with music and comedy also being held at Dismaland.

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Ricky (Meryl Streep) performs at the Salt Well in TriStar Pictures' Ricki and The Flash.

MERYL Streep plays a hard-rocking guitarist in her latest film, Ricki And The Flash.

Teresa Morgan.

A WESTON-SUPER-MARE author is hosting a book signing to mark the second anniversary of her first published novel.

Lee Nelson.

COMEDIAN Lee Nelson is set to perform his new stand up show at The Playhouse – and you could win tickets to experience the laughter in person.

The Playhouse
Sunset Boulevard.

MULTI award-winning production company BLOC Productions is putting on Sunset Boulevard at the Bristol Hippodrome.


A YOUTH theatre group will be holding a concert in a village hall next month.

Banksy's Dismaland exhibition at Weston's Tropicana.

BANKSY may have chosen Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana as the venue for his biggest show to date, but he is also using Dismaland to showcase the work of more than 50 artists from around the world. Here is our list of 10 artists you should check out while you are there...

Banksy Dismaland The Tropicana
The Dismaland castle.

Dismaland’s organisers have revealed more details about how people can buy tickets online.

Dismaland Weston-super-Mare

‘Powerful’ piano trio set to wow

Sunday, August 23, 2015
The Aquinas Piano trio will perform in Churchill in October

The Aquinas Piano Trio will be giving a concert in Churchill in October.

Manford selects comics for show

Sunday, August 23, 2015
Jason Manford

ONE of the nation’s most-loved comedians is arranging a one-night-only comedy club in a Somerset venue.

Bad Education.

JACK Whitehall’s hit Channel 4 comedy Bad Education is about to appear on the big screen as he takes his class on one final school trip.

Hits in Billy Fury show – competition

Saturday, August 22, 2015
Billy Fury.

IT MAY be more than 30 years since Billy Fury died, but his music still lives on.

Red Butler to play Weston’s Bear Inn

Friday, August 21, 2015
Red Butler will play The Bear Inn on August 29

An awarding-winning band will be bringing their brand of blues to Weston later this month.

Banksy exhibition press call.

With Bansky’s new exhibition at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana making the headlines across the globe, unsurprisingly there is a great deal of demand for tickets to see it.

Banksy Dismaland Dismaland

Win:Win: Tickets to The Gruffalo

Thursday, August 20, 2015
The Gruffalo

CLASSIC children’s tale The Gruffalo will roar into life on the Weston-super-Mare stage next month – and you could be there to enjoy the fun.

The Playhouse

Puttin’ On The Ritz – competition

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Puttin' On The Ritz.

THREE legendary composers will be showing off their talent in a musical performance at Bristol Hippodrome next month.

Swing along with Frankly Sinatra

Thursday, August 20, 2015
Frankly Sinatra

A TRIBUTE to one of the world’s most celebrated singers of the 20th century is coming to Bristol – and we have tickets to give away.

Win:WIN: See Hitman at the Odeon

Thursday, August 20, 2015
DF-11544_R -- Based on the top-selling, award-winning videogame franchise, “Hitman: Agent 47� is an all-new motion picture about an elite and genetically engineered assassin, known only by the last two digits – 47 – of a barcode tattooed on the back of his neck.

A HITMAN who has been genetically-engineered to be the perfect assassin confronts the truth of his creation in this new film.

Reverend and the makers

SHEFFIELD indie titans Reverend And The Makers will be playing Bristol’s Bierkeller in November in support of a new studio album.

Absolutely Anything.

IN ORDER to test earth’s capabilities, a group of aliens give one human the power to do absolutely anything – but with great power comes great responsibility and if he uses it for evil, the planet will be destroyed.


THE producer of Bridesmaids, Judd Apatow, has directed what promises to be Hollywood’s next big comedy – Trainwreck.

The Staves to play Bristol show

Thursday, August 13, 2015
The Staves

FOLK-ROCK siblings The Staves will be making a stop in Bristol this November as part of their 11-date UK tour.

Beyond the Barricade

SOME of the greatest songs in musical theatre are to be performed at a Weston show.

Ukulele orchestra

USUALLY when you hear the word ‘orchestra’ you think of serious, stony-faced musicians in tuxedos and evening gowns playing an array of instruments with an air of sophistication.

Strange Night Vale tales

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Barenaked Ladies.

A POPULAR podcast is set to come alive when its national tour stops off in Bristol next month.


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