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

PUBLISHED: 17:00 15 June 2018

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The National Refuse Championships (bin lorry racing) is being held along Marine Parade (EY)
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Rubbish carts will take over Weston seafront this weekend as the National Refuse Championships comes to town. Here are five things to do in Weston this weekend.

–The National Refuse Championships will be back in town on Saturday.

Truck drivers and their teams from across the country will go head to head along Weston’s seafront to collect rubbish in record time in a bid to take home the top prize.

The races will run from 10am-5.30pm and will be raising money for the Alzheimer’s society.

– Our Lady of Lourdes Church will host a charity auction at its church hall in Milton’s Baytree Road on Saturday.

The auction, which starts at 11.30am, will feature bone china, jewellery, clothes and accessories among many other items.

All the money raised will go to Somewhere To Go and a homeless shelter.

The Caprionie Community Choir will be performing a summer concert on Saturday.

A mixed programme of sacred, secular and modern music with humorous readings is promised.

The family-friendly event will start at 6.30pm at Clarence Park Baptist Church in Walliscote Road.

Tickets, priced £5, can be bought on the door.

The Royal Air Forces Association Band will be filling Grove Park, in High Street, with sweet music this weekend.

RAFA will be at the bandstand on Sunday from 2.30pm.

Keep the weekend going with a trip to the theatre on Monday night.

Singin’ In The Rain will be performed at the Blakehay Theatre, in Wadham Street, at 7pm.

Don and Lina have been cast repeatedly as a romantic couple in silent films but when their latest production is a musical, only Don has the voice for the new singing part.

Tickets, priced £5, area available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/blakehaytheatre

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