Five things to do in Weston-super-Mare this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:00 23 March 2018

Martin Roberts, who will host Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare.

Martin Roberts, who will host Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare.

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There is plenty of live entertainment on offer for you this weekend.

The inaugural Strictly Fun Dancing event, a special screening of thrice Oscar-winning Dunkirk and a charity music concert are all taking place. Here are five things to do in Weston and Worle this weekend.

- The woodland 5k charity dash will take place at Worlebury Hill, in Worlebury Hill Road, on Saturday at 10.30am, with registration open from 9am.

A place costs £9.50, with all profits going to Weston Hospice.

Book your place at www.eventbrite.co.uk

- The Helicopter Museum, in Locking Moor Road, will host a flight and open cockpit day from 10am-4.30pm on Sunday.

People will have the rare chance to see what being a helicopter pilot is like.

Call 01934 635227 to book.

- Christopher Nolan’s war epic, Dunkirk, will be shown at Worle’s St Martin’s Church, in Church Road, on Saturday at 7pm.

The film, which won three Oscars, is based on the true World War II evacuation of hundreds of thousands of British and allied troops from France.

Tickets are available to buy on the door.

- A charity concert will be held in Bleadon Coronation Hall, in Coronation Road, on March 24.

It will start at 7pm and feature performances from the Bleadon Belles, Richard Lennox, Andy King, the Worle Community Choir and many more.

Tickets, priced £7.50, are available from the post office on 01934 812370. Money raised will go to the Weston hospital’s scanner appeal.

- Couples will compete in Strictly Fun Dancing for Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

It takes place at the Winter Gardens Pavilion, in Royal Parade, from 7-11pm.

Twelve couples have been training for eight weeks with professional dancers with Ben Hazell from Burning Salsa and his dance partner Ali Cooling.

They will perform one of their routines at the final in front of a panel of judges.

Tickets for the final, priced £15, are available by calling 01934 423960.

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