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Poet Dr John Cooper Clarke and esteemed singer-songwriter Hugh Cornwell are teaming up for a new UK tour, which is taking them to Bristol’s O2 Academy.

Monty Python’s Spamalot is hitting a Weston-super-Mare stage for the first time.


Review: Gangsta Granny

Thursday, October 20, 2016

If you are looking for a marvellous romp of a family play which tickles the ribs of all age groups then look no further than Gangsta Granny, which arrived at Weston’s Playhouse Theatre with a flourish yesterday (Wednesday).

The career of one of Britain’s greatest performers will be celebrated on a stage in Weston-super-Mare next month.

Award-winning R&B singer Ne-Yo will perform at Bristol’s Colston Hall this Christmas.

Colston Hall

A unique artist who has supported Sir Tom Jones in concert and performed alongside Brian May is bringing his original music to The Playhouse Theatre.

A tale of love, betrayal, forgiveness and death is brought to life in Akram Khan’s long-awaited recreation of the classic ballet, Giselle, which debuted at the Bristol Hippodrome last night (Tuesday).

Burnham-on-Sea Food Festival is set for a big return on October 22 and its organisers have announced their plans, including a homage to popular BBC show The Great British Bake Off.

A two-time Grammy award winner and Mercury prize nominee will be performing at Colston Hall.

Indie-folk trio Daughter have released a new album and will be performing in Bristol.

Electronic folk band Crystal Fighters are currently touring the world – and they will be stopping in Bristol next month.

Popular London DJ Gordon John will perform alongside The Shuffle Brothers at a popular Weston nightclub.

The tale of Frankenstein is given a humourous edge in Living Spit’s show at Weston-super-Mare’s Tropicana.

Video: Jack Whitehall At Large in Bristol

Friday, October 14, 2016

Posh-boy comedian Jack Whitehall will be coming to Bristol to perform his latest hilarious stand-up routine.

Level 42 are hitting the road once again, including a date at the Colston Hall in Bristol.

A rock concert will combine the music of Bryan Adams, Jon Bon Jovi and Bruce Springsteen.

The Playhouse

One of English cricket’s best ever spin bowlers, Graeme Swann, will discuss the trials and tribulations of his sporting career during a talk in Bridgwater.

A UK chart-topper will be performing at Bristol’s illustrious Colston Hall this Christmas.

Congresbury Singers are taking part in a concert to raise funds for Chelvey Church in Backwell.

An inspiring combination of writing and music has brought together an incredible collaboration, which is sure to leave you mesmerised.

The long-awaited arrival of David Walliams’ best-selling book live on stage is almost over, as the Playhouse welcomes Gangsta Granny.

The latest offering from Warner Bros is one for all the family and you could win tickets to see the latest animated film Storks.

Immigration is a topic you cannot go a day without reading about, but, Inua Ellams’ show – An Evening With An Immigrant – personalises a topic which has become blinded by statistics and faceless people.

Tom Hanks returns as professor Robert Langdon in a race against time to prevent a devastating plague from being unleashed on the world.

Hazy Days festival has been confirmed for a return to Weston-super-Mare next year, with hopes it will be bigger and better.

Weston-super-Mare’s newest live music venue – Reaper Bar – opened in the Tropicana at the weekend.

The Tropicana

Seven legendary names from the 1960s will be performing together for a night full of feel-good hits at Weston’s Playhouse.

Does your child want to be an actor? Young performers are being recruited for roles in a Weston-super-Mare production of Goodnight Mr Tom.

The latest disaster film to hit the big screen follows an explosion at an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico.

One of the best-selling female artists in the UK and Europe will perform at Bristol’s Colston Hall.

Billy Elliot The Musical will dance onto the Bristol Hippodrome stage in its first national tour.

King Lear confronts his mistakes in a new version of Shakespeare’s play, with Antony Sher in the starring role.

Never Mind The Buzzcocks and Mock The Week star Lucy Porter brings her heartfelt and hilarious show to Bristol.

Top comedian heads to Weston-super-Mare

Thursday, October 6, 2016

The Playhouse is welcoming funny-man Reginald D Hunter for a night of laugh-out-loud comedy which is sure to leave you in stitches.

An alcoholic who spends her life fantasising about the people she passes on her commute gets caught up in a police investigation in The Girl On The Train.

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