What’s on this weekend? - Tim Henman, cow polo and the Falklands

PUBLISHED: 04:12 19 May 2012

What's on this weekend?

What's on this weekend?


AT A LOOSE end and looking for something to keep you occupied? Then maybe one of our feast of offerings is for you this weekend.


* Bleadon – Coronation Hall in Coronation Road will hold a market today from 9am-12.30pm. More than 30 stalls will sell produce, crafts and cakes.

* Claverham – The village market takes place today from 10am to noon at the hall in Bishops Road.

* Cleeve – Cakes and plants will be on sale at Twin Trees in Bishops Road from 10am today.

* Congresbury – A plant sale will be held at St Andrew’s Church off Church Drive from 10am to noon. There will also be a cake stall, coffee and a book stall.

* Cross – The Weare and District Scout Group will hold a plant sale at Rosewell Cottage in Old Coach Road from 10am to noon.

* Worle – A spring fair and car boot sale will be held at St Mark’s Church in St Marks Road. Proceeds from the sale, running 10am-2pm, will go to Christian Aid.

* East Huntspill – The church hall in Church Road will hold a coffee morning at 10.30am today.

* Weston – A jumble sale organised by the sea cadets will be held at their base off Sunnyside Road North from 10.30am-12.30pm. Admission costs 20p.

* Congresbury – A bouncy castle and a barbecue will be held from noon today as Doubletree by Hilton at Cadbury House host a charity fundraiser. The Smallway business is raising money for Children’s Hospice South West.

* Blagdon – Blagdon Court will host a fete from 1-4.30pm in aid of St Andrew’s Church and the Skip and Jump and Motivation charity.

* Weston – Author Sharon Poole will be signing copies of her new book called Weston-super-Mare Then and Now today. She will be in Asda in Phillips Road from 1-3pm.

* Langford – Somerset Young Farmers will hold a show today from 1.30pm. All sorts of events will take place including a tug-o-war, cow polo and an on-land boat race. Should be an interesting afternoon out…

* Locking – A Falkland Islands re-enactment will be held at the Helicopter Museum from 1.45pm

* East Huntspill – There could be bargains aplenty when a car boot sale rolls into town from 2pm. It costs £5 for each car with money going to the primary school in New Road which is hosting the event.

* Hutton – A jubilee tea dance organised by the Royal British Legion will be held 2-4pm at the village hall in Church Lane.

* Sandford – A quintessentially British cream tea in honour of the jubilee will be held today from 2-5pm. Congresbury Brass will be performing along with birds of prey and animal displays. It will be held at Hillview in Greenfield Road.

* Wrington – A plant sale will be held at 41 South Meadows from 2.30-4.30pm.

* Axbridge – The Axbridge Singers will tonight be performing in St John’s Church in The Square and will be joined by Mendip Consort and local singer Amanda. The concert starts at 7.30pm. Tickets, priced £6 for over-12s, are available on the door.

* Shipham – A quiz will be held to raise money for this year’s Fun Olympics. The light-hearted fundraiser will be held at the village hall in New Road. Tickets, priced £5, are available from Mark Trenchard on 01934 842546.


* Cleeve – The next Andy Murray or Tim Henman may be found tomorrow when the tennis club holds its open day tomorrow. Racquets will be available if people want to have a go from 11am-3pm at the King George V Playing Field in Meeting House Lane

* Uphill – A dog show in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support will take place at Westhaven School in Ellesmere Road from 11am-4pm. Entry is free but donations welcome.

* Weston – A forget-me-not walk in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research will start in Clarence Park tomorrow at 11am. Walkers will undertake a three or seven-mile walk.

* Winscombe – An open garden event will be held at Watcombe, 92 Church Road from 2-5.30pm. Entry is £3.

* Milton – St Peter’s Church in Baytree Road will hold an Oasis service at 6pm tomorrow night.

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.

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