Jools Holland favourite, Jane Taylor, coming to Wedmore

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jane Taylor

12:00pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

JOOLS Holland favourite Jane Taylor brings her band to Wedmore for a live summer show.

Celebrity chef Glen Crosby to judge Burnham Bake Off

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GLEN Crosby.

5:17pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

CELEBRITY chef Glen Crosby (above) heads to Burnham in May for the town’s Food and Drink Festival.

American soprano 'guests' at Highbridge concert

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SOLO singing star Mary Morgan.

11:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

AMERICAN-BORN soprano Mary Morgan is the guest performer at Burnham and Highbridge Choral Society’s forthcoming Spring concert.

Greinton singer Zelah releases debut single on iTunes

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ZELAH.

2:38pm Thursday 27th March 2014

AN 18 year-old singer-songwriter from Greinton with influences ranging from Adele to the Arctic Monkeys releases her debut single on iTunes this Sunday.

Summerfest Highbridge music weekend for floods and BARB

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: SHOOT the Moon will perform. PHOTO: Cliff Taylor.

2:27pm Thursday 27th March 2014

TICKETS are on sale for a two-day music festival with a charitable edge at The Oaktree in Highbridge this May.

Interview with... Comedienne Jenny Eclair on her Taunton show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: JENNY Eclair: "Eclairious is everything under the sun."

12:00am Monday 24th March 2014

SHE’S a Grumpy, Loose Woman, utterly Éclairious and the first funny female to win the esteemed Perrier Award.

REVIEW: Top food writer shares the spice of her life in BACTalk

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: JOSCELINE Dimbleby.

5:31pm Thursday 20th March 2014

WITH cookery her art-form, Josceline Dimbleby exposed the nation to fusion food with her best-selling books, supported recession-hit families with her recipes, and made variety king.

MARCH 30: Jim Davidson and Richard Digance together again in Weston

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jim Davidson

5:11pm Thursday 20th March 2014

JIM Davidson and Richard Digance are 'Together Again' for the Spring, and coming to Weston's Playhouse Theatre on March 30.

REVIEW: Jazz night at Cossington village hall goes down a treat

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MIKE Snelling.

4:57pm Thursday 20th March 2014

THE first of a quartet of fine jazz evenings booked for 2014 was enjoyed by a capacity audience at Cossington Village Hall on Saturday evening.

More Taunton literary events on the approach for book lovers

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ANTARCTIC traveller Sara Wheeler puts her stamp on her book for a fan.

4:16pm Thursday 20th March 2014

A “BEAUTIFUL stylist” of language with the ability to turn books into “companions”, brought the tales of remarkable women from across the centuries into the upper echelons of a Taunton bookshop earlier this month.

Our Big Gig 2014: Be part of it

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Our Big Gig 2014: Be part of it

3:55pm Thursday 20th March 2014

MUSIC makers in Burnham and Highbridge can take part in a UK-wide community music festival this summer.

Breeze Kilpin triumphs in Burnham karaoke star search

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BREEZE Kilpin.

3:48pm Thursday 20th March 2014

ONLY one voice could triumph. On Sunday March 9, after weeks of singing to win, home-grown sensation Breeze Kilpin was crowned winner of the Royal Clarence Hotel’s Karaoke Star Search.

Taunton's Brewhouse reopens in less than 3 weeks

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE Brewhouse is on the national market.

3:44pm Thursday 20th March 2014

IT’S less than three weeks until Taunton’s Brewhouse theatre re-opens with two very different shows from the county’s fresh-faced performers.

Cornish comic Jethro's Somerset dates

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: I'M BACK: Jethro

1:52pm Thursday 20th February 2014

LEGENDARY Cornish comic Jethro brings his latest show to Somerset for three dates in March and April.

Aladdin panto: INTERVIEW with the Puriton Players' Widow Twankey!

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: JOHN Rowlands as The Emperor, and Alan Scott as Widow Twankey.

1:07pm Thursday 20th February 2014

ALADDIN’S poverty-struck world is turned upside down when he stumbles on an enchanted lamp in Puriton Players’ pantomime.

Schools competition: Write your way to see Jessie J at one-day pop fest

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Jessie J at the BIC on Saturday, November 9, 2013

12:47pm Thursday 20th February 2014

POP music fans from Bridgwater could write or design their way to free tickets to see Jessie J, Rizzle Kicks, and The Vamps in Weston this summer.

John Abraham at Burnham's Art Lounge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Artist John Abraham.

10:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

STRIKING paintwork from a Somerset man who rediscovered his love of art after a 50- year hiatus, goes on display at Burnham’s Arts Lounge from Tuesday.

'The best Elvis since Elvis' at the Playhouse Theatre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MARIO Combo, ‘the best Elvis since Elvis’, performs at Weston on Saturday.

9:00am Friday 14th February 2014

MARIO Combo, ‘the best Elvis since Elvis’, pictured, is the star of The Elvis Years 1954-1977 show at Weston’s Playhouse Theatre on Saturday.

Charity Concert to aid flooding victims in Westonzoyland

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FLAUTIST REBECCA WHITEHEAD

6:00pm Thursday 13th February 2014

VICTIMS of flooding are set to benefit at a charity night coordinated by Westonzoyland Carnival Club on Saturday.

Coastline Singers seek new talent

2:19pm Thursday 6th February 2014

FRESH singing talent is sought to join the charity-supporting Coastline Singers group.

Somerset beatboxer supports boy band Blue

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: TRIPLE Threat (aka Dom Buck, Anthony Chapman and Elliot Van Laere).

1:27pm Thursday 30th January 2014

A BEATBOXER from Somerset has found himself supporting boy band Blue at their Bridgwater concert on Friday.

Directors sought to craft original plays by Somerset Fellowship of Drama

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: webpix entertainment theatre

1:24pm Thursday 30th January 2014

SOMERSET Fellowship of Drama is on the hunt for directors to craft a raft of original one act plays for its forthcoming competition at Ilminster's Warehouse Theatre.

Singers! Sign up for Burnham Karaoke Talent Search

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Karaoke with Leon 'Singalong' Cox

12:49pm Thursday 30th January 2014

SINGERS aged 21 and over can enter a Burnham Karaoke Talent Search.

Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee: Weekly News chat about Burnham show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: MAGIC man: Paul Daniels.

11:25am Thursday 23rd January 2014

HE wowed William and Harry, stunned the Sultan of Brunei, and left Barry White baffled by his magical mastery.

SATURDAY: Wassail in Watchfield with Mangledwurzels

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: LtoR: Russell Salway, Colin Durston, David Ellsworth and Bernard Raines prepare to carry Wassail Queen Molly Scott, 13, the daughter of Rich’s Cider owner, Jan Scott. Photo: Kirsty James

4:10pm Thursday 9th January 2014

A QUIRKY tradition with ancient Somerset roots is being revived for another year near Highbridge on Saturday.

Puss In Boots is show of the year for Burnham District Panto Society

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ACTORS Melvyn Sheppard and Rob Blackmore in the society’s 2013 panto.

4:44pm Thursday 9th January 2014

AN INFAMOUS feline is the whiskered star of Burnham District Pantomime Society’s panto, Puss In Boots, later this month.

Burmese jungle mission comes to Weston

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: WESTON Helicopter museum's history show for visitors.

4:37pm Thursday 9th January 2014

THE sights and sounds of the Burmese jungle have been brought to Weston’s Helicopter Museum for an exhibition to mark its 25th anniversary.

Huntspill Art Group reunites for year of creativity

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ROLLING Stones art work by Valerie Summefett being sent to Michael Eavis

4:16pm Thursday 9th January 2014

AMATEUR artists from the Huntspill area will reunite post-New Year on Wednesday, January 15.

MORE experimental photography for Burnham Arts Lounge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: ST Andrews Church, in Burnham. PHOTO: Davina Trowmans

4:27pm Thursday 9th January 2014

STRIKING photos which give a fresh perspective on the everyday can be seen for another fortnight at Burnham Princess’s Arts Lounge.

Arcade Fire to headline Glastonbury 2014

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Arcade Fire

7:00am Tuesday 31st December 2013

CANADIAN indie septet, Arcade Fire, have confirmed they will be headlining the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival 2014.

Rising star to sing for musical theatre idols

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GRACIE Wickens-Sweet.

1:26pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A RISING young star from Brent Knoll will sing before one of her musical theatre idols in January.

Pioneering production captured Burnham's Soul. Now it's on DVD

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THEATRE Melange’s pioneering production is now available on DVD.

12:52pm Thursday 19th December 2013

A PIONEERING film-theatre project that successfully captured the soul of Burnham has been released on DVD.

Tickets now on sale for Weston's 2014 Pop Fest - Jessie J and Rizzle Kicks among acts

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: JESSIE J.

7:00am Thursday 12th December 2013

BRACE yourselves for big news, chart fans.

'Play On Words' wins the Turnip Prize 2013

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PERCY Long-Prong with his literal 'Play On Words'.

1:02pm Thursday 5th December 2013

A WORDY wit has been crowned winner of the Turnip Prize 2013, the ultimate tongue-in-cheek gong for the 'art world'.

The Coastline Singers need you! Group looking for male voices to join ranks

7:20am Monday 25th November 2013

A SINGING group is appealing for more men to join their ranks.

Make a mean chilli? Enter the South West England Chilli Cook-off - in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BURNHAM Food Festival's crack organiser team.

1:06pm Thursday 21st November 2013

MAKE a mean chilli?

Burnham Flutation's gig for Weston Hospicecare

12:00am Sunday 17th November 2013

FLUTATION,  the flute-playing Burnham ensemble, gives a charity concert to raise funds for Weston Hospicecare on Saturday.

Ever made your own curry powder? Try Somerset Curry Club's Garam Masala recipe

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: HOME-MADE curry powder or Garam Masala.

12:51pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

EVERYONE knows us Brits love tucking into a good curry – but have you ever tried making your own curry powder from scratch?

Don't miss...

This November

LATEST: Highbridge's Festival of the Arts prospectus out now

2:00pm Sunday 13th October 2013

A PROSPECTUS of performance has been launched for Highbridge’s Festival of the Arts.

Kurling sessions push off at Burnham's Princess Theatre!

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: FROM left are the Princess’s Andy Morgan, events organiser Vikki Adams, Friends of the Princess Theatre chairman, John Holmes, with kurling organiser, Brian Saunders.

1:18pm Thursday 3rd October 2013

WITH winter approaching there’s no better time to try your hand at indoor kurling – with a brand new sports session starting at the Princess Theatre in Burnham from today (Thursday).

Don't miss... this October

Things to see and do this month

New crime novel set in Burnham and Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: AUTHOR Damien Boyd.

10:30am Friday 27th September 2013

SCENES from Burnham and Highbridge pepper a new crime novel from an author who lived in the area for over three decades.

An evening with Pam Ayres at The Playhouse Theatre, Weston

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: An Evening with Pam Ayres

9:00am Wednesday 18th September 2013

A REGULAR on radio and TV programmes such as Just A Minute, QI and Countdown, Pam Ayres brings her latest show to The Playhouse Theatre in Weston to coincide with the publication of her new book of poetry.

Think Floyd to play Weston's Playhouse Theatre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: The Winter Gardens Weston: Think Floyd The ultimate Tribute

9:00am Tuesday 17th September 2013

THE UK’s number one tribute band to Pink Floyd will entertain audiences in Weston this weekend.

Berrow quiz night

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Quiz Evening

8:00am Monday 16th September 2013

THERE is a £50 first prize at a quiz night at Berrow village hall on September 21, starting promptly at 7.30pm.

Knitting session at the Princess

5:00pm Tuesday 10th September 2013

IT'S Yarn Over at Burnham’s Princess and Arts Centre, a free session for individuals practising knitting, crochet, spinning, weaving, tapestry, or anything else along those lines.

Burnham Library coffee morning

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Coffee au Clay  up for awards

9:00am Tuesday 10th September 2013

A COFFEE morning is being held at Burnham Library at 10am tomorrow (September 11).

Open studio session tomorrow at the Princess Theatre

7:40pm Monday 9th September 2013

LIKE-minded creative types are invited along to Burnham Princess’s regular Open Studios slot to produce, experiment, and talk ‘the arts’ tomorrow (September 10).

Weston Hospicecare work highlighted at Burnham's Princess Theatre

5:40pm Monday 9th September 2013

A TWO-WEEK exhibition to raise awareness of the work of Weston Hospicecare is now underway at Burnham’s Princess Theatre and Arts Centre, with a talk and ‘meet the artists’ sessions scheduled for next week.

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