Legendary Irish stars The Fureys heading to Weston-super-Mare for hotly-anticipated April show

PUBLISHED: 15:12 12 April 2017 | UPDATED: 15:12 12 April 2017

The Fureys are returning to Exmouth Pavilion.

The Fureys are returning to Exmouth Pavilion.


A legendary Irish folk band is set to perform on a Weston stage this month, armed with a jam-packed back catalogue.

Popular Irish stars The Fureys will perform at The Playhouse, in Weston’s High Street, on April 29 at 7.30pm.

The Fureys have been wowing sell-out crowds worldwide for nearly 40 years, and are set to return to Weston after a performing string of unforgettable shows in the town.

The band will take fans through a tour of their history, playing all their hits including When You Were Sweet 16, The Green Fields Of France and Her Father Didn’t Like Me Anyway.

The Fureys, who are known for songs that induce many emotions, have played shows for some of the world’s most famous faces over the years, ranging from prime ministers to popes.

Tickets for this show, priced £19.50-21, are available from 01934 645544, or online via www.theplayhouse.co.uk.

The Mercury has teamed up with The Playhouse to offer two lucky readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see The Fureys perform on April 29 at 7.30pm.

To enter the competition, simply answer the question below.

Send your answer, along with your name, address and telephone number to: The Fureys competition, Weston & Somerset Mercury, 32 Waterloo Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1LW.

Usual Archant rules apply and the editor’s decision is final.

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