What’s on this summer

Two people sat in a tube, Acrojou WheelHouse by Steven Edwin Photography

It’s been a wet summer so far but the temperature is rising and the diary is filling up with lots of fun events happening right here in North Somerset.

Here’s a quick round-up of some of the highlights…

  • Put your thinking caps on for The Living Quiz – a quiz night with a twist. Every question is performed live – acted, sung, mimed or danced by Living Spit’s Howard Coggins and Stu Mcloughlin. See it at The Tropicana, in Weston-super-Mare, on Thursday 4 July. The show is suitable for ages 14+ and tickets cost £12. Visit www.ticketsource.co.uk/livingquiz
  • Stunning outdoor theatre will come to Weston-super-Mare on Saturday 13 July. The free Whirligig Festival of Outdoor Arts takes place from noon-6pm in the Italian Gardens, featuring stunning shows and wacky street performers.
  • Traditional summer fayres and flower shows will be happening across North Somerset if you prefer something a little more sedate…

– Yatton and District Horticultural Society Summer Show is on Saturday 27 July

– Portishead Summer Show is on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July

– Nailsea and District Horticultural Society Summer Show is on Saturday 3 August

– Weston Horticultural Society Flower Show is on Saturday 10 August

– Tickenham Flower Show is on Saturday 17 August

– Clevedon Flower Show is on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 August.

  • If beer and cider are more your thing, there are plenty of food and drink festivals happening soon to tickle your taste buds…

– Lions Claverham Beer Festival is from Friday 5 to Sunday 6 July

– Nailsea and Backwell Beer and Cider Festival is from Friday 12 to Sunday 14 July

– A Street Food Festival will be from noon-10pm in the Italian Gardens, in Weston-super-Mare, from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 July

– The Lions Real Ale and Cider Festival takes place on Weston’s Beach Lawns from Friday 26 to Sunday 28 July

– A Vegan Fair takes place at the Tropicana in Weston on Sunday 4 August

– eat:Portishead takes place on Saturday 10 August.


See the Summer Special printed edition of Life magazine for more events. You can read a PDF of the magazine online at www.n-somerset.gov.uk/issues-of-life

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