Only Fools and Boycie: An Evening with John Challis

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:32pm Wednesday 22nd October 2014

IF you are an Only Fools and Horses fan, then you will enjoy an evening with John Challis, on his UK tour of ‘Only Fools and Boycie’.

Working with wildlife

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE founder of the Secret World Wildlife Rescue charity, Pauline Kidner, is holding a book signing to celebrate her fourth book - A Place of Safety.

An artist in print

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Wednesday 15th October 2014

RENOWNED West Country artist Alan Ward is preparing to stage his first exhibition in Burnham since moving to the town at the beginning of the year.

Amusing memories of Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A WELL-KNOWN Somerset author has released his latest book packed with four decades of memories and anecdotes about life in the county.

Hallowe'en fun day

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

3:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

DARE you climb aboard the Haunted Helicopter? You can test your spooky limits at the Hallowe'en Family Fun Day at the Helicopter Museum in Weston this month.

Boycie in the spotlight

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

THE Princess Theatre and Arts Centre in Burnham is hosting an intimate evening with Only Fools and Horses star, John Challis.

One for the ladies with drag and a disco

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

8:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

BEAUTIFUL bodies came to Brean as two of the Chippendales Boys performed for a charity fund-raiser for Breakthrough Breast Cancer.

Play marks war

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:00pm Monday 13th October 2014

TO mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Princess Theatre and Arts Centre in Burnham is presenting a piece of original theatre, PASSION – Line of Departure, which tells five stories of soldiers and families 100 years apart.

A night of Passion

10:30pm Friday 3rd October 2014

A SPECIAL stage performance will be held this October at the Brewhouse Theatre in Taunton to mark the centenary of the First World War.

REVIEW: Mary Eade

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

11:00pm Thursday 2nd October 2014

MARY Eade, already much loved by Taunton audiences for many fine performances, generated great enthusiasm with a barnstorming account of the Rondo Capriccioso by Saint-Saens – a virtuoso showpiece of fiendish technical difficulty as well as great beauty and excitement.

Simon Weston talks in Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:00am Thursday 2nd October 2014

Simon Weston OBE was aboard RFA Sir Galahad when she was bombed by two Argentine planes.

Cafe plays host to stomping ground

11:00pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

MIKE Denham and the Sunset Cafe Stompers are performing at a Hatch Beauchamp Jazz Club event in the village hall at 7.30pm on Saturday.

Chance to meet prolific author in Taunton

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:40pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

BRENDON Books is giving County Gazette readers the opportunity to meet prolific author and adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes.

Final call for Somerset Arts Weeks

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

10:30pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

ART lovers are being encouraged to embrace the final week of the Somerset Arts Weeks as there are still lots of events in which to take part.

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.






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