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Every Friday we are inviting musicians, sportsmen, politicians, business owners and other well-known Weston-super-Mare figures to share their top 10 songs. Think of it as Desert Island Discs, based on Flat Holm island, with 10 songs on a Spotify playlist. For the first week, we have invited musician Alex Lipinski to share his top 10 tunes.

A popular superhero franchise has been resurrected, featuring a high-octane battle against alien villains which are on a quest to obliterate Earth.

Weston’s Playhouse is welcoming a big-time star later this year, with Jason Donovan making an appearance to celebrate his glittering musical career.

Are you feeling down on your luck? Insecure, vulnerable or down-trodden? Well, the perfect pick-me-up exists in the form of Sheridan Smith’s performance in smash-hit musical Funny Girl, which opened at the Bristol Hippodrome this week.

Popular opera Madama Butterfly will be screened live at the Odeon cinema in Weston-super-Mare.

The Three Degrees are celebrating more than 50 years in the music industry and will be performing in Weston.

Strictly Come Dancing is one of the BBC’s most-successful shows but last night people in Weston-super-Mare got to Dance The Night Away with two of its professional dancers Pasha Kovalev and Anya Garnis. The Mercury’s content editor Briana Millett went along to the show...

One of the most evocative and visceral films of the 1990s will be brought to life at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana in the form of an explosive theatre show.

Tropicana

One of Bristol’s largest and most versatile orchestras celebrates 20 years with their conductor at a concert this weekend.

St Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and to celebrate Weston-super-Mare’s Grand Pier is hosting its first-ever Irish Dance Night.

An American rock band are set to burst onto the UK music scene after they have announced an international tour.

An English rock and blues songstress will perform her biggest hits at one of Weston-super-Mare’s top music venues at the start of April.

Talented University Centre Weston (UCW) students will take to The Playhouse stage later this month as they perform musical Sweet Charity as a professional theatre group.

Win: The Playhouse welcomes a night of musicals

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Some of the best songs from the world’s favourite musicals will be brought to life on stage by a host of talented West End performers at Weston’s Playhouse next month.

Emma Watson embodies one of Disney’s most famous princesses when she takes on the role of Belle in a live-action re-telling of Beauty And The Beast.

A movie-based musical which recreates the magic of many iconic films will dazzle on a Weston-super-Mare stage next month.

A tale of heartbreak, love and money was brought to life on stage last night (Tuesday) as The Wedding Singer made its debut at The Bristol Hippodrome.

Single women from Weston-super-Mare are wanted to appear in a TV dating show… where people have to be naked.

The most successful decade of music will be remembered in one show-stopping night.

A singer who has had worldwide success with two leading British bands is bringing his new tour to Bristol.

A British indie band will be taking to the stage in Bristol tonight to showcase their quirky pop sounds.

A fantastic variety of cinematic masterpieces will be aired at the Bristol Film Festival this weekend.

An all-star cast has been assembled to take us on an expedition to uncharted lands in the middle of the ocean on a hunt for historic discoveries, but instead they meet an infamous mythical beast.

A top theatre production company is bringing a thrilling murder-fuelled play to Weston-super-Mare next month, boasting an excellent cast.

A successful theatre company is set to take to the stage in Bristol with their award-winning performance of Letters To Windsor House.

A trio of folk performers are set to thrill a Bath audience – and you could win tickets with our 
 competition.

A nightclub in Bristol will host the first in a series of day-time parties tomorrow (Friday).

One of Caryl Churchill’s most recent works is being brought to life at the Bristol Old Vic after a sell-out run in London.

An Olivier-award nominated show will be performed at The Playhouse theatre in Weston later this year.

The story of rock ‘n’ roll legends, The Kinks, was brought to life on stage last night (Tuesday) as Sunny Afternoon opened at The Bristol Hippodrome.

Psychedelic rock at Pond show

Monday, March 6, 2017

Australian band Pond will get to experience a British summer when they head to this side of the globe to perform a gig in Bristol in June.

An artist inspired by Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse will show her work at a Weston-super-Mare gallery.

Greek mythology brought to life

Saturday, March 4, 2017

A story of two lovers is told in a new way in one of Bristol’s most iconic and exclusive locations.

One of the world’s most popular Irish folk bands will make their keenly-anticipated return to a top Weston-super-Mare music venue next month.

The Playhouse

Tickets for this year’s Hazy Days music festival in Weston will increase in price this week, after being sold at a discounted early bird rate.

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