What's on this weekend?

PUBLISHED: 06:00 08 September 2012

Sun - enjoy it while it lasts!

Sun - enjoy it while it lasts!


AFTER a summer of rain, an autumn of sun seems only fair and with it likely to be one of the few nice weekends we have left in 2012 it is time to make the most of it.


* Wedmore – A produce market will be held today in the courtyard of the Borough House from 9am-1pm.

* Langford – Rural Somerset comes to the fore this weekend when the 169th Ploughing Match takes place at Stepstones Farm. It all kicks-off at 10am. * Banwell – The caves, tower and monuments will be open to the public this weekend and you don’t even have to pay for a little poke around. Both today and tomorrow they will be open from 10.30am-4pm with lunches and drinks available too. The fire station in East Street will also be open.

* Weare – The British Lawnmower and Racing Association comes to the West Country this weekend. For those of you who do not follow the sport, this weekend signals round 10 and 11 of the championship. The event will be held in Old Coach Road today and tomorrow from 11am-5pm.

* West Huntspill – A car show is on offer in West Huntspill as a classic and vintage exhibition takes place at Balliol Hall field (off the A38) today from 11am-4pm. A barbecue and beer will also be on offer and entry is £2 for adults.

* Worle – The Lions Club will hold a mini fun day at the Golden lion pub in High Street from noon to 4pm. There will be a barbecue and a fancy dress competition. * Brent Knoll – A fun-filled fete will be held with a serious message today from noon to 6pm. Whilst there will be facepainting, a bouncy castle, live music, stalls and an auction, the event will collect money for the National Autistic Society. The charity is celebrating its 50th birthday in 2012.

* Lympsham – It’s harvest time! The village harvest home will be held at the cricket pitch in Lympsham Road at 12.30pm. Tickets, priced £16, are available from the village post office or from Selena Luff on 07775 974848.

* Winscombe – The Michelmas Fair will be held at the community centre in Sandford Road today and starts at 1.45pm. Fancy dress for the kids and morris men for the adults plus a whole lot more.

* East Huntspill – Despite the sunshine autumn is on its way. The village harvest festival proves the summer has been and gone but from 6.30pm tonight All Saints Church in Church Road will be transformed for the traditional service.

* Banwell – If you are a fan of classical music why not head down to St Andrew’s Church in Church Street tonight. For £8 you can enjoy the Lyrica Singers perform popular classical songs at 7.30pm. Tickets are available by calling 01934 823438.


* Weston – Raw power will be on the seafront today when a collection of Subarus are opened to the public tomorrow from 10am-7pm.

* Weston – Fancy a trip down memory lane? Well tomorrow a guided walk on the history of Weston will take place. The two-and-a-half hour tour will start at the fishpond in Prince Consort Gardens near Birkett Road at 2pm and costs £3.

If you have an event going on why not let us know by calling 01934 422500 or emailing newsdesk@westonmercury.co.uk. Alternatively tell everyone about it by visiting the Mercury Facebook page.

And if you see anything this weekend, whether it be breaking news, a beautiful sunset, or something a little bit unusual, why not add it to our interactive iwitness24 website at weston.iwitness24.co.uk

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