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.

Music festival in big top

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:32pm Thursday 31st July 2014

COLDPLAY, Oasis, Queen and Fleetwood Mac are just some of the music giants who’ll play it loud at SomerRock this August … or the next best thing!

Countdown to Folkfest

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:21pm Thursday 31st July 2014

FOLKFEST returns to Burnham for its ninth year this August with 90-plus acts on the artsy line-up for a programme of musical merriment and performance.

Mythical Maze reading challenge for Sedgemoor bookworms

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Parents and children enjoyed reading books in the great outdoors

1:42pm Thursday 17th July 2014

YOUNG bookworms have been set the task of reading six books this summer to win prizes.

Stars of Time sci-fi special at Weston's Helicopter Museum

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:35pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A ONE-OFF Jedi training session – with light sabres – is among the big attractions at Weston Helicopter Museum’s forthcoming ‘Stars of Time’ movie and sci-fi weekend.

AUGUST: Foodie delights at Burnham Food Fest's Garden Party

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:29pm Thursday 17th July 2014

DELICIOUS things are hard to resist, as any foodie will tell you.

Somerset film and TV extras sought by casting company

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

1:18pm Thursday 17th July 2014

A CASTING agents providing extras for big Hollywood feature films seeks Somerset talent for its ranks.

Pinstripe Productions brings Avenue Q to Bridgwater Arts Centre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:57pm Thursday 17th July 2014

PINSTRIPE Productions brings the triple Tony Award-winning puppet-packed production, Avenue Q, to Bridgwater Arts Centre next week.

TODAY: Free autism information day

1:04pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

A FREE information day on autism and Aspergers’ Syndrome is underway at Burnham YMCA UNTIL 3.30pm today (Wednesday July 9).

Burnham artists say: Follow the lighthouses!

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

5:30pm Monday 7th July 2014

ARTISTS from Highbridge and Burnham-based creative network HaBA are encouraging residents to get out on their colourful lighthouse trail this summer.

Plant sale in Brent Knoll

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: PLANT SALE

8:00am Saturday 5th July 2014

A PLANT sale will take place at Ball Copse Hall, Brent Knoll, on July 13, from 11am to 6pm, together with an NGS garden opening.

Highbridge Festival of the Arts AGM

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Photos from the Highbridge Festival of the Arts

8:00am Friday 4th July 2014

THE Highbridge Festival of the Arts will hold its annual meeting at Highbridge Community Hall, on Monday, July 14, from 7.30pm.

Top Tom Jones tribute at Playhouse Theatre, Weston

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

12:00pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

TOM Jones, the man who delighted the world with ‘Delilah’, ‘What’s New Pussycat’ and ‘Sexbomb’, is, without a doubt, Welsh singing dynamite.

Glastonbury 2014: The Lone Ranger's round-up

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

9:20am Thursday 3rd July 2014

DAISY survived her first ever Glastonbury after five days of live blogging from Worthy Farm. And yes, she met Ed Sheeran! Read the Lone Ranger's round-up...

Young performers wanted for Burnham productions

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

7:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AFTER the rip-roaring success of its first drama festival, Burnham’s Princess Theatre Company is calling for youngsters to step up to its performance plate.

Princess Theatre opening its doors to public on July 5

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Princess Theatre revamp worth it, say bosses

2:00pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

ON Saturday, July 5, Burnham's Princess Theatre flings open its doors for the public to see what's happening, from arts groups to indoor kurling.

Free guided nature walk at Apex Park

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Multi-coloured: The peacock butterfly

9:00am Tuesday 1st July 2014

A FREE guided nature walk around Apex Park in Highbridge will take place on Wednesday, July 2.

REVIEW: Belle (12A)

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:50pm Monday 30th June 2014

A BEAUTIFULLY shot piece of period cinema by Amma Asante casts a stark light on the debate over the abolition of slavery in England through the small snapshot of high society drama.

Young actors required

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:46pm Monday 30th June 2014

AFTER the rip-roaring success of its first drama festival, Burnham’s Princess Theatre Company is calling for youngsters to step up to its performance plate.

Pilot period pirate sitcom

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

6:43pm Monday 30th June 2014

KERRY Matthews is embarking on a dream come true for any ambitious film-maker. From Monday, the former Burnham pupil starts filming her first period sitcom pilot with a strong West Country flavour.

Dig up your past at Burnham Library's Family History Club

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BURNHAM Library is hosting an activity fun day.

4:39pm Monday 30th June 2014

BOOK your free place now for the next session of ancestral digging at Burnham Library's Family History Club on Thursday, July 3, from 10am until noon.

Is love the best therapy? Find out at The Princess Theatre in Burnham

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News:

4:34pm Monday 30th June 2014

AN ORIGINAL play by a recovering addict who has become an inspiring force in Burnham’s arts scene, arrives at the Princess Theatre on Friday at 7.30pm.

SATURDAY: Caverners' concert for Bridgwater

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: A CAVERNER gets his '60s sound on.

12:53pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

MUSICAL duo The Caverners will perform a set of sixties’ classics on behalf of Bridgwater Sea Cadets on Saturday.

Tracey Emin among big-name artists in Hestercombe House's debut art show

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: WORK by Tracey Emin hangs on the walls of Hestercombe House in Cheddon Fitzpaine. PHOTO: Alain Lockyer.

12:44pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

THE stripped-back grandeur of Hestercombe House has flung open its doors for a radical art exhibition featuring lightwork by Turner Prize-winning artist Tracey Emin.

WATCHET LIVE: Interview with Boney M frontwoman Maizie Williams

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE original and the best: Boney M frontwoman Maizie Williams.

12:16pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

WITH their Eurodisco sound and daring attire, “Daddy Cool” pop group BONEY M were one of the biggest hits of the '70s.

REVIEW: "Heavenly" concert from Music on the Levels

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Harp summer school to continue

12:08pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

THE latest concert in the Music on the Levels series was a heavenly delight by the young and very talented Welsh harpist Elen Hydref.

Ade Edmondson headlining Newt Beer Fest with the Bad Shepherds

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE Bad Shepherds, including Ade Edmondson, second left.

10:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

WITH around 100 beers to taste and The Bad Shepherds secured to play, Newt Beer Fest promises to serve up another exciting weekend this summer.

Tickets on sale for Middlezoy's first ever arts festival

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: GABRIELLE Ducomble.

9:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

TICKETS are now available for the inaugural Middlezoy Arts Festival featuring music, arts, cabaret and workshops for all the family.

More and more life modelling ahead to shake up Somerset

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: LIFE model and artist Hilda Gibson at the Pawlett festival.

1:21pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

THE human form was literally laid bare in an art festival determined to shake up public perceptions of life drawing in Pawlett.

Bread-making in Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Orange sultana bread

3:01pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A course for anyone interested in making their own bread is being held at Morland Hall in Highbridge.

Good news for Halsway Manor folk centre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Good news for Halsway Manor folk centre

1:51pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

HALSWAY Manor on the Quantocks has taken a big step towards becoming a national centre for the folk arts after West Somerset District Council passed its planning application.

Exciting arts entertaiment project for Bridgwater Arts Centre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: BRIDGWATER Arts Centre.

1:45pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

BRIDGWATER Arts Centre will host an array of events as part of an exciting arts and entertainment project.

Rock stars Kids In Glass Houses in Bridgwater this July

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: KIDS In Glass Houses.

1:41pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

ROCK stars Kids In Glass Houses are the latest legends to join the Shenanigans’ biggest alt-rock show in Bridgwater this July.

Coffee mornings in West Huntspill, every Friday

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Free cup of tea for visitors to Hailsham hotel with lake views

1:18pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

COFFEE mornings in West Huntspill have proved so popular they have been extended to take place every Friday.

Get dancing in Highbridge in two new classes

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Anton Du Beke announces Ballroom to Broadway spectacular

1:17pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

TWO new daytime dance classes start in Highbridge next month.

REVIEW: A monstrously good show from BOSH

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: THE full Burnham and Highbridge Youth Players cast performing The Rocky Monster Show.

1:07pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

AUDIENCES at Burnham’s Princess Theatre were treated to a comedic journey through every horror story ever filmed or put on stage.

No-asis at Glastonbury

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Liam Gallagher from Oasis at Swindon's Oasis Leisure Centre with his new band Beady Eye

12:57pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

RUMOURS that Britpop giants, Oasis, are to headline Glastonbury Festival, have been quashed by Emily Eavis.

Plant sale at Balliol Hall in West Huntspill

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Plant Sale

8:00am Sunday 27th April 2014

FLOWERS and vegetables will be on offer at West Huntspill next month. 

Even more coffee mornings at West Huntspill

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Successful Marlow coffee shop spreads its wings

1:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

COFFEE mornings in West Huntspill have proved so popular they have been extended to take place every Friday.

Helicopter Museum at Weston celebrates its 25th anniversary

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

7:00am Saturday 26th April 2014

ANYONE interested in helicopters is invited to a lecture and tour of the Helicopter Museum at Weston-Super-Mare to celebrate its 25th anniversary.

Prepare to Believe - psychic Paul Stockman coming to Burnham's Princess Theatre

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Paul Stockman

2:00pm Friday 25th April 2014

AN AWARD-WINNING psychic will host a new show to dazzle the public and “reveal the truth” about the industry.

Ballroom and line dancing classes come to Highbridge

Burnham and Highbridge Weekly News: Anton du Beke - British ballroom dancer and television presenter, best known as a professional dancer on the BBC One celebrity dancing show Strictly Come Dancing

11:56am Friday 25th April 2014

TWO new daytime dance classes start in Highbridge next month. Ballroom and line dancing lessons will be held at the St John Ambulance HQ in Bank Street, with an eight-week course starting on May 7.

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.






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