What's on this weekend: Race For Life

PUBLISHED: 08:00 10 May 2014

The Race For Life in 2013.

The Race For Life in 2013.


A CHARITY run and May fair are some of the events being held this weekend.

Here’s our guide to what’s on:

* BANWELL: A plant, book and bake sale is being held at the village hall in Westfield Crescent on Saturday from 10am to noon. Proceeds will be split between Banwell in Bloom and 1st Banwell Scout Group.

* BRENT KNOLL: The next farmers’ market and parish café event will take place at the parish hall from 10am to noon on Saturday. Arts and crafts will also be on sale. Entry is free.

* BURRINGTON: An orienteering event will be held on Saturday from 11am-3pm. Interested participants can book a place for free from Stuart Bardsley, Discovering Black Down project officer, on 01761 462338. The meeting place will be the public car park in Burrington Combe.

* CLAVERHAM: An open mic night will be held at the village hall in Bishops Road on Saturday. It will run from 8-11pm and performers and audience members are welcome. If you would like to take part, contact Barry Walsh on 07891 832799 or turn up on the night.

* HUTTON: Plants will be on sale in the village hall in Main Road from 10.30am-4pm on Saturday and 9am to noon on Sunday. Funds raised will go towards the village horticultural society’s annual show.

* KEWSTOKE: A dinner and dance will be held at The Commodore Hotel in Beach Road on Saturday. The evening, in aid of Children’s Hospice South West, will include entertainment by Dave Ford. Tickets, priced £25, are available on 01934 515641.

* LANGFORD: The Trinity Singers’ sixth annual plant and cake sale will be held at St Mary’s Church in Bristol Road on Saturday. Books and jewellery will also be on sale. Admission for adults is £1 to include a hot drink and biscuit.

* LANGFORD: Churchill and Burrington primary schools are joining forces for a circus and fete on Sunday. It is being held at Stepstones Farm in Half Yard and gates open at noon. Tickets, priced £8, are available via text to Sarah Alvis on 07414 805131.

* REDHILL: A pool competition will be held at the village club in Church Road on Saturday. A cash prize is on offer for the winner and it starts at 8pm.

* UPHILL: A market full of produce, plants, crafts and Fairtrade goods will be held at the Victory Hall in Old Church Road from 10am-1pm on Saturday. Refreshments will be available and there will be an exhibition from the Uphill Village Society at the same time.

* WINSCOMBE: The annual May Fair is to be held on Saturday from 1.45pm at the Old Station Millennium Green and admission is free.

* WESTON: The horticultural society will be holding a plant sale at The Trading Hut in Rectors Way, off Drove Road, from 9am-12.30pm on Saturday and Sunday. There will be bedding and vegetable plants as well as perennials and any other plants members take along for sale.

* WESTON: Cakes, cheeses, breads and meats will be on sale at a producers’ market on Saturday from 9am-2pm in the Italian Gardens off Weston High Street.

* WESTON: All Saints Church is the venue for a concert by Harmonia Sacra on Sunday. Directed by Peter Leech, the memorial concert for Christopher Manners will see performances of works by Scarlatti, Costanzi and more. It starts at the church in All Saints Road at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £10, are available from www.harmoniasacra.co.uk and the Heritage Café in Wadham Street. Under-18s can get in free. Any remaining tickets will be sold on the door.

* WESTON: The annual Race For Life for Cancer Research UK is being held on Sunday from 11am on Weston’s beach. The charity hopes to raise £131,000 from the event this year. Registration closes tomorrow (Thurs) and participants can run either 5k or 10k. To sign up, visit www.raceforlife.org or call 08456 006050.

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