Hoggard on his career at County Ground, Taunton

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Former England cricketer Matthew Hoggard will give a talk on his career in the sport at Somerset County Cricket Ground on October 3.

Liam Finnegan's recipe for a Castle Granary Bloomer

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liam Finnegan, head chef at Castle Bow Restaurant and Brazz, Taunton

2:00am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Liam Finnegan, head chef at Castle Bow Restaurant and BRAZZ, Taunton, gives his recipe for a Castle Granary Bloomer.

Dos and don'ts of wedding hair

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Summer loving (for your hair)

11:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Simon Willetts, of Combers in Taunton, explains how to get the right hair for the big day.  

Moon bear walk

10:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WALK on the Quantock Hills is a great way to spend your day, and next month hikers will be doing just that to raise funds for charity.

A capella night

10:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HOME-START Bridgwater Area will be working in partnership with Victoria Park Community Centre to host an entertaining night of a capella.

Yes, it's a tattoo...but is it art?

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TATTOOS are being recognised as pieces of artwork in Bridgwater in a special October exhibition . . . and you’re invited to go along and flaunt your designs.

Champions of the two Ronnies

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:50pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

BRIDGWATER music fans are in for a treat as Danny & The Champions of the World, above, come to town this October as part of their ever-popular UK tour.

Quality quartet

10:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

TICKETS are still available for the Ralph Allin Quartet at Cossington village hall on Saturday, October 11.

We're slammin!

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

INTERNATIONAL wrestling returns to Bridgwater this October with plenty of title deciding matches and enough fun and excitement to keep the family entertained.

Music in the mud

10:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THINGS are going to get muddy at the Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre in Taunton this October . . . but don’t worry, you’ll be clean throughout the show.

Watercolour workshops

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

ASPIRING artists are welcome to join the weekly watercolour workshop classes being led by Jane Wright at Bridgwater Arts Centre.

Classic cabaret

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A WONDERFUL night of cabaret is coming to Bridgwater Arts Centre on October 11 and audiences will be happy to know it has received positive reviews so far.

Billy Elliot from stage to screen

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical is coming to a cinema screen near you with a broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre.

That time of the month? Top advice from Nuffield in Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Students invited to Dutch universities fair in Somerset on February 27

10:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

That time of the month? Top advice from Nuffield Health Hospital in Taunton.

Six machine in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Six Machine. PHOTO: Magic Candle Photography.

6:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

COVER group Six Machine will be performing at The Waterfront, Burnham, on Saturday, October 4.

Top line-up at Burnham & Drink Festival

5:20pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE KDS Fresh Ideas Stage at this year’s Burnham Food & Drink Festival once again promises to bring a top line-up of demo chefs to the town.

Red hot stand-up

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

AFTER the huge success of his sell out 2014 Edinburgh Fringe Festival debut, comedian Seann Walsh is back touring the UK with his brand new show – ‘28’.

Family fun getaway

4:30pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A BEAUTIFUL modern holiday lodge is waiting for your arrival in the Burnham area courtesy of Jonswood Holiday Lodge.

Preparing for birth

3:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

MUMS-TO-BE are welcome to join a birth preparation class in Highbridge.

Lords of the ring

3:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE wrestlers are back in action as LDN Wrestling returns to the Princess Theatre and Arts Centre in Burnham this month.

'60s extravaganza

3:20pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

THE ultimate ’60s music extravaganza is coming to Weston-Super-Mare on its 50th anniversary tour.

Ukulele workshop

3:00pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

HAS the Folk Fest inspired you to start playing your own musical instrument? Then join experienced ukulele teacher Paul Clews at the Princess Theatre.

Original drama marks war

1:04pm Monday 29th September 2014

A SPECIAL stage performance will be held this October at The Princess Theatre and Arts Centre in Burnham to commemorate the centenary year of the First World War.

See Marty Wilde on his celebratory tour

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:02pm Monday 29th September 2014

A VETERAN rock ’n’ roll star is celebrating a milestone birthday by doing what he does best – embarking on a 30-date tour across the UK.

Help food fest to grow

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:59pm Monday 29th September 2014

Burnham Food and Drink Festival is in with a chance of being awarded a grant of up to £3,000 to help towards running the event – and they need your vote.

Beach sing-song

12:55pm Monday 29th September 2014

DANCERS headed on down to Burnham-on-Sea beach recently for the Elvis Beach Party.

Laugh with Boycie

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:52pm Monday 29th September 2014

ONLY Fools and Horses actor John Challis, aka Boycie, is paying a visit to Burnham as part of his UK tour.

Top comedy duo

12:49pm Monday 29th September 2014

BRITISH Comedy Award winners and BAFTA nominees Cardinal Burns appear at the Playhouse Theatre in Weston-Super-Mare on Tuesday, October 7.

Celebrated artist exhibits

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:44pm Monday 29th September 2014

A WELL-KNOWN artist is displaying some of his favourite pieces in Burnham as part of the ongoing Somerset Arts Weeks.

Talk about time

12:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

BURNHAM Philosophy Group meets at 7.30pm on Wednesday (October 1) at the Community Centre when Colin Stott will speak on ‘The Mysteries of Time and Space’.

Shining Knights

12:38pm Monday 29th September 2014

THE Burnham Bike Knights will be at Morrisons Car Park, Burnham, on Tuesday between 6pm and 9pm.

Autumnal activities

12:37pm Monday 29th September 2014

IT’S all going on at the Avenue Tennis Club in Burnham with a wide range of activities to keep you active this autumn.

Bob Reynolds heads to Burnham

12:00pm Thursday 25th September 2014

BD Jazz Club presents Bob Reynolds New Society Jazz Band at Laburnum House, Lodge Hotel, tomorrow night (Friday)

Artists' showcase

9:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

THE annual Somerset Open Studios returns this month with over 200 venues showcasing works of art.

Battle of the brewers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:30pm Monday 15th September 2014

HOMEBREWERS from across Burnham and Highbridge are still being urged to ‘bring their own brews’ to battle it out against others in The Great Burnham Brew Off 2014.

Rural arts group still going strong after all these years

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:30am Monday 15th September 2014

A PIONEERING arts charity in Somerset is still going strong with its new programme of shows despite severe funding cuts resulting in fewer performances.

The ultimate all-singing, all-dancing tribute show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:05am Monday 15th September 2014

FANS of the film classic Dirty Dancing are invited to take a step back in time with the all-singing, all-dancing tribute show coming to the Playhouse this month.

Peppa Pig to meet kids at Somerset Court's 40th birthday

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Set for a splashing time with Peppa Pig

6:00am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

KIDS' favourite, Peppa Pig, will be greeting the little ones at a Wizard of Oz-themed fun day to celebrate Somerset Court's 40th birthday on Saturday September 6.

Somerset Art Weeks heads back to Sedgemoor

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BUILDING CAREER: Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud is off to Scotland

11:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

HUNDREDS of artists across the county throw open the doors to their studios for a fortnight this September for Somerset Art Weeks.

FEBRUARY 2015: Jim Davidson heads to Bridgwater

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

LONG-SERVING face of British comedy Jim Davidson brings his tour, ‘No Further Action’, to Bridgwater in February with tickets already on sale.

Map-maker turns to art in Strode Theatre exhibition

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A FREE exhibition of work created by a woman trained in the art of drawing maps opens at Strode’s Theatre in Street on Tuesday.

Packed programme for East Huntspill's Harvest Home

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: RUDE Awakening.

12:35pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A GENEROUS spread of seasonal food will be laid out for East Huntspill’s Harvest Home on Saturday, September 6.

Only Fools and Horses star to share stories at Burnham Princess

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:32pm Thursday 28th August 2014

ONE of the faces of wheeler-deeler BBC sitcom, Only Fools And Horses, comes to Burnham’s Princess Theatre this autumn to regale his audience with anecdotes.

Your sections Wedding fair to "spread joy" for couples facing terminal illness

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Naomi with her award.

12:18pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A WEDDING fair helping couples living with terminal illness celebrate their big day is being held in Bridgwater on Sunday, September 21.

THIS WEEKEND: Folk Fest hits Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:13pm Thursday 28th August 2014

A TOTAL of 90 acts will strum up a storm at Burnham’s ninth Folkfest this weekend, in the finalised programme of musical merriment and performance from organisers.

The Voice star Sally Barker in concert at Taunton's Brewhouse

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MOVING: Sally Barker

2:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

MILLIONS of viewers tuned in to see Sally Barker on BBC talent show The Voice.

Course on film

4:57pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FANCY a future in film? The British Film Institute, the UK’s lead organisation for film, is calling for 16 to 19-year-olds to sign up for a place in its October 2014 BFI Film Academy.

Standing ovation for Gypsy

4:54pm Thursday 31st July 2014

AN up-and-coming Highbridge singer wowed her audience at Burnham-On-Sea’s Princess Theatre on Friday night.

See classical singer

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:49pm Thursday 31st July 2014

THE classical singing talents of Tim Pitman can be heard at Brent Knoll Parish Hall on Saturday, September 6.

Tribute to Buddy

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:40pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FIFTY-FIVE years ago Buddy Holly was killed in a plane crash while touring the Midwest.






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