What’s on this weekend

PUBLISHED: 08:00 11 August 2012

What's on in our area this weekend?

What's on in our area this weekend?


WESTON may not have had a summer to remember but, fingers, toes and everything else crossed, we may be able to enjoy a spot of sunshine this weekend.

So here is a host of activities – both indoor and outdoor – for you to get involved with this weekend.

Saturday and Sunday:

- A fun-filled programme of activities will continue at Weston Museum with a craft fair this weekend. The Burlington Street museum will have a range of crafts on offer today (Sat) and tomorrow.


- Weston’s Emmanuel Church will hold a coffee morning and sale today from 10.30am to noon.

- Celebrating Team GB’s achievements, an Olympic-themed art exhibition called Spirit of Gold will be held at Clarence Park Baptist Church in Weston from 11am-4pm. There will also be face-painting, stalls and refreshments at the Walliscote Road venue.

- Weston Flower Show will be staged later today at St Paul’s Church hall in Walliscote Road. The show will be open from noon, with town mayor David Hitchins presenting prizes from 4pm.

- Staying in Weston, a tabletop market will be held by the women’s section of the Royal British Legion at the United Reformed Church in Waterloo Street today.

- The Friends of the Children’s Hospice South West will hold a cream tea at 256 Wellsea Grove in Weston today from noon to 4pm.

- Green-fingered types can head to a forest gardening workshop at Axbridge’s community allotment and forest garden today from 1-4pm.

- A craft fair will take place at Marine Cove Gardens in Burnham from 11am-3pm. It will include stalls, a display by the town camera club and a host of other activities.

- The Methodist Church in Cliff Street, Cheddar will hold a coffee morning today at 10.30am.

- Congresbury’s War Memorial Hall in High Street will hold a fundraiser today from 9am-1pm.

- Draycott’s village show will be held in the Memorial Hall in Latches Lane today from 2pm onwards. Prizes will be handed out at 3.45pm.

- An open day at St Mary’s Church in Church Lane, Hutton from 11am-3pm will offer an insight into the history of the church.

- Those in search of some gentle exercise should head to the Swan Inn car park in Rowberrow at 2pm, for a five-mile walk organised by the Mendip Society. Participation is £2.

- Weston Bay Yacht Club will open its doors for a hog roast, bar and look at the yachts from 1pm in Uphill today.

- Wick St Lawrence’s village hall in Wick Road will host a cream tea afternoon today from 2.30-5.30pm.


- The Plough pub in Brinsea Road, Congresbury will hold a quiz tonight at 7.30pm, which will also act as a fundraiser for the village horticultural society.

- The Helicopter Museum, in Locking Moor Road, Locking, will host a model day today – with free Airfix models for the first 100 kids through the doors. There will also be a host of stalls and displays at the event, which runs from 10am-5.30pm.

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