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A festival showcasing the beauty of Somerset will return for a second time next month.

The second instalment of an animated will hit cinema screens this weekend, and Mercury readers could win tickets to the action.

One of the most popular comedians in the UK is heading to Bristol to perform in a charity gig in aid of Bristol city centre hospitals.

Irish four-piece, Kodaline, will perform songs from their new album at Bristol's O2 Academy later this year.

A witty, topical and rude band of women will be bringing their joyous show to Weston's Playhouse this month.

A 1940s evening will be celebrated at Bristol's Redgrave Theatre next month.

A celebration of 'The Velvet Voice' of Luther Vandross is coming to The Playhouse in Weston-super-Mare next month.

The works of one of the best-selling music artists of all time will be recreated in Weston, and Mercury readers could win tickets to the show.

The first time I saw Dave Hause was at Portsmouth's Wedgewood Rooms in 2011, he was the opening act of The Revival Tour alongside Chuck Reagan, Dan Andriano and Brian Fallon, a tour he told a packed Thekla on Wednesday changed his life.

Wheatus frontman Brendan B. Brown quipped he was working on his tight five, while bantering with the crowd during their wonderfully anarchic gig aboard the good ship Thekla on Monday night, but I have to disagree, I think the Long Island-based band have already nailed it, and then some.

I must be getting old, I made sure I had earplugs before going to see The Picturebooks at the Exchange on May 9.

The Lipinski Band will play some of the greatest music from the 1960s during a headline set at The Gardens Festival next month.

The third instalment of an adrenaline-fuelled film franchise has burst onto cinema screens, and Mercury readers could win tickets to the action.

The biggest one-day music festival in Bristol will be returning to the city later this summer.

An award-winning folk duo will bring their UK tour to Bristol next month.

Canadian singer-songwriter Micah Erenburg plays the Bristol's Kingsdown Vaults on Wednesday.

An artist created an enormous display of swirling shapes, which sprang to life on a Somerset beach before being reclaimed by the sea, on Monday.

A critically-acclaimed production of Captain Corelli's Mandolin heads to Bath next week.

Nish Kumar and a fantastic line-up of comedians will take to the stage next month to raise funds for Bristol hospitals.

The hilarious musings of Tom Gates will be brought to life in a stage show based on Liz Pichon's best-selling books.

Elbow and Bloc Party are performing during a five-day music festival in Bristol next month.

New wave hip hop three piece The Scribes will be at Weston's Brit Bar on Thursday

Regrettably, there is no bank holiday this weekend, but there is still plenty to be enjoyed.

'A true celebration of Great British agriculture, entertainment, food and drink' will be held in Somerset once again this summer, promising to deliver a hugely entertaining day out.

Cricketing royalty will gather at Weston's Grand Pier later this month, and Mercury readers could join in the action.

My inner child was screaming to come out and play last night (Thursday) when we saw Matilda: The Musical at the Bristol Hippodrome.

A musical based on a film will be performed in Weston next week.

The life story of one of music's most legendary and popular performers will be shown on the silver screen next week.

The host of 8 Out Of 10 Cats Does Countdown will be taking to the Playhouse stage in Weston this month.

A popular electric yellow furball will make his first appearance in the real world in a new film.

Talented students will perform their latest play in Weston this evening (Wednesday).

Studios and venues are opening up their doors for two weeks to enable art lovers to immerse themselves in a variety of different works.

Despite a promo featuring a Barbie doll dressed in Shakespearean robes, I was not overly excited about seeing Worle Operatic and Dramatic Society's (WODS) production of Twelfth Night last night (Thursday), thinking it would be dull and dry.

With Easter falling later in the year, we have only just been treated to a bank holiday weekend and luckily there is another one already.

he 'world's greatest big band' The Glenn Miller Orchestra swings into to Weston next week, and readers could win tickets to see the show.

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