Five things to do: Carnival, church conferences and comedy shows

PUBLISHED: 12:00 08 November 2019 | UPDATED: 12:30 08 November 2019

Yee Ha, Hillview JCC.

Yee Ha, Hillview JCC.


If you are looking for activities to keep you entertained this weekend, we have put together a list of events around Weston.

Beautiful Creatures, Harlequin CC.Beautiful Creatures, Harlequin CC.

There is plenty for all the family, with carnival and fireworks to comedy nights and crafts.

n The carnival is back in Weston on Friday.

The procession, which starts in Locking Road, at 7.15pm is celebrating its 50-year anniversary.

The well-decorated and illuminated carts will make their way through the town in a bid to raise funds for local charities.

Yee Ha, Hillview JCC.Yee Ha, Hillview JCC.

n The eco-church will host a conference on Saturday from 9.30am-3.30pm, at Christ Church, in Montpelier.

Speeches will be given on the theology of caring for creation and on climate change and the environmental challenges.

The event is free, but attendees are encouraged to book their place for the conference, visit

n The Grand Pier, in Marine Parade, is holding a fireworks night on Saturday.

The event, which starts at 6.30pm, is supporting Weston Hospicecare.

Tickets are priced £9.50 and include unlimited access to rides and entry.

Log on to to book.

Parking will be available at the Beach Lawns.

n Comedians and hosts of the number one parenting podcast in the country will be at the Tropicana, in Marine Parade.

The Scummy Mummies, Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn, will host a live show talking about the scummier side of parenting, on Saturday at 8pm.

The pair celebrates the scummier side of parenting from drinking wine at teatime to hiding from the PTA.

Tickets, priced £17, are available to purchase at

n The craft workshops are back at Weston Museum, in Burlington Street, on Sunday.

The session which starts at 2.30pm will focus on pixel-making.

Tickets, priced £5 are available to purchase from

The next workshop focusing on ceramic painting will be on December 8.

For a full list of events in the coming weeks, pick up a copy of tomorrow's (Thursday) Weston Mercury.

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