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

PUBLISHED: 12:18 16 November 2018 | UPDATED: 12:18 16 November 2018

Picture: Jackie Caven.

Picture: Jackie Caven.

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For those willing to brave the cold, there is no shortage of outdoor events taking place this weekend.

For those willing to brave the cold, there is no shortage of outdoor events taking place this weekend.

An explosive display will take-off from Weston seafront on Saturday night, before thoughts turn to the Christmas season for the first in a flurry of festive events.

*A fundraising evening of live music and art will take place at The Tropicana tonight (Friday) to raise money for an anti-bullying charity.

The Dream Works Exhibition will run from 8pm-2am, featuring three live bands, circus entertainers, a charity auction, DJs and more.

Tickets, priced £10, can be purchased at

*Put your thinking caps on and head over to Wedmore Hall, in Cheddar Road, on Friday for a brain-teasing charity quiz, organised in support of the Samaritans.

The quiz will begin at 7pm. Teams of four are permitted. Tickets, priced £15 per person, include a supper and can be booked by calling 01934 712 292.

*Kick-off the festive season, with a trip to the Christmas bazaar at Emmanuel Church in Oxford Street.

The bazaar will take place on Saturday from 10.30am-2pm. Stalls will feature a wide selection gifts and toys, as well as festive food and drink. Entry is free.

*A firework display will take place on Marine Parade on Saturday. The event will start at 6pm and the best views can be enjoyed from the Grand Pier itself.

Standard tickets, priced £7.50, can be purchased online at, or at the gift shop.

Gold tickets, priced £12.50, include a portion of fish and chips, served in the Boardwalk Café.

*The Winter Gardens will play host to a night of classic rock performed by an Electric Light Orchestra tribute band.

The Explosive Light Orchestra will take to the stage at 8pm on Saturday.

Tickets, priced £12, can be purchased or at the box office.

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