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Shawshank

After a hugely successful launch last year, the must-see play Shawshank Redemption is coming to Weston-super-Mare.

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Weston-super-Mare is set to welcome a brand new three-day music festival this summer at ‘the spiritual home of Dismaland’ but it needs the town’s help for it to be a big success.

Sarah Evans will perform as Adele.

Weston is welcoming its very own Adele to the Grand Pier later this month, in a performance of her hugely successful albums.

Horrible Histories. Photo by Mark Douet.

Historic tales will be told on stage next month when the Horrible Histories series comes to Bristol – and you could be there to enjoy the show thanks to our competition.

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West Mendip Orchestra are set to delight audiences when they close the Yatton Music Society’s (YMS) annual festival of music on May 14.

Benjamin Folke Thomas (Picture: John S Wright).

Swedish musician Benjamin Folke Thomas will perform in Weston-super-Mare in May.

Rat Boy.

The Mystery Jets, Augustines and The Temper Trap headline the Dot To Dot festival taking place in Bristol this year.

Ronan Keating.

One of the best-known faces in pop music will be performing what he says is his best material yet at the Colston Hall in Bristol.

Captain America: Civil War.

Captain America: Civil War brings the Avengers to blows over new regulations after their collateral damage begins to draw political scorn.

Mugenkyo.

A music show with a difference will blow you away at the Playhouse in Weston later this month.

Bear's Den.

Folk rockers Bear’s Den will mark the release of their second album with a show in Bristol later this year.

Sarah Millican is set for a return to Bristol.

The hilarious Sarah Millican is set to make a return to Bristol in June as part of her Outsider tour.

Cadbury band head to Weston

Thursday, April 28, 2016
Musical notes

The renowned Cadbury Saxophone Band are set to perform a variety of much-loved songs in Weston this weekend.

Buddy Holly and the Cricketers. Photo by Mark Sepple.

A tribute to one of the world’s greatest rock and roll stars will take place at The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare – and you could be there to enjoy the show in person.

The Offstreet Players murder mystery at the Theatre in the Hut.

The Offstreet Players are hosting an interactive murder mystery production, with a chance to win a prize if you can correctly guess who the guilty party is.

The cast of The Bachelor Girls

Weston is welcoming a student production company for two exciting performances of Bachelor Girls at the Blakehay Theatre.

Footloose is set to be a huge hit in Weston

If there is a sure-fire way to ‘kick off your Sunday shoes’ and leave the Weston-super-Mare Playhouse with a smile on your face, it is with a trip to see the UK tour of Footloose.

UB40 featuring Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue will make a triumphant return to Westonbirt Arboretum.

UB40’s three founding members will be making a triumphant return to Westonbirt Arboretum this summer as part of the Forest Live concert series.

Friend Request.

Social media horror Friend Request arrives in cinemas this weekend, and we have got tickets to give away – if you dare to see it.

The cast of 'Outside Edge' a production by the West Huntspill players.

West Huntspill Players drama club is gearing up for opening night of its spring production.

Alexandra Burke as Deloris Van Cartier

Former X Factor winner, and star of the stage, Alexandra Burke is set to play the lead role in Sister Act as the popular musical makes its way to Bristol.

Theatre in shops huge hit in Burnham

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Corrinne Curtis with Thomas' Shoe Repairs owners Steve and Lucy Thomas.

Shops in Burnham town centre were transformed into theatres last weekend when a trading local day played host to 48 short plays.

The Cheddar Male Choir perform 12 concerts a year.

Cheddar Male Choir are to perform their annual concert next month to celebrate 21 years of performing.

Jekyll and Hyde

One of the most popular Gothic horror stories of all time is being brought to life on a Weston-super-Mare stage next month.

The Boxer Rebellion.

Indie quartet The Boxer Rebellion are embarking on a major UK tour following the release of their fifth studio album – and will come to Bristol next month to give fans a taste of the new record.

Amanda Prowse (Picture: Paul Smith)

An author who set one of her books in Weston-super-Mare will visit the town to give a talk this weekend – and we have five signed copies to give away.

Maureen Nolan is playing the role of Vi Moore.

It is time to get your dancing shoes on once again in Weston as the stage adaptation of the popular 1980s film Footloose returns for another storming tour.

Criolo. Photo by Na Lata.

Urban poet and singer Criolo will take his tales of Brazilian shanty towns to the Bristol stage tomorrow (Friday).

My Friend Peter will be at The Egg, Theatre Royal, Bath. Photo by Alex Harvey-Brown.

Folk musical My Friend Peter celebrates the life and works of classic children’s author Beatrix Potter and will delight audiences of all ages when it opens in Bath this weekend.

Gareth Gates stars in All About The Musicals.

Former Pop Idol star and teenage heart-throb Gareth Gates is set to light up The Playhouse’s stage when he stars in Mad About The Musicals next month.

The Playhouse
David Troughton stars in Goodnight Mister Tom

A West End phenomenon and Olivier award-winning production is set to visit Bath this month as part of a spring tour.

Talented duo LUH are also celebrating the release of their debut album.

Multi-talented duo LUH (Love Under Heaven) are to take to Bristol just a day after the long awaited release of their debut album.

The Torbay Express coming home after a day in the sun at Paignton and Dartmouth.

Clamber aboard a steam train or set sail to the islands near Weston-super-Mare this summer. Here are some outings you can enjoy during your stay in North Somerset.

Writers in Burnham-on-Sea have been working hard on scripts and will see them performed.

Burnham-on-Sea will play host to 48 productions tomorrow (Saturday), with the actors having taken part in their final rehearsal today (Friday).

Weston band The Proof are set to rock the town during a number of gigs.

A Weston band are set to rock the town with a number of gigs in the coming months, performing both original songs and much-loved covers.

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