A PROGRAMME of free and exciting events will reach the Sedgemoor District to bring residents back to the high streets.

In association with local events company eat:Festivals and funded by the Government Welcome Back Fund, the programme will start with drive-in cinemas, and will bring the events to different locations over the next couple of months to get people back to our high streets and town and village centres.

eat:Festivals are working closely with other local businesses and providers to put on engaging events in Burnham on Sea, Highbridge, Cheddar, Axbridge, Wedmore and Bridgwater.

The programme will kick off with two free drive-in cinema events, one in Apex Park in Highbridge on Friday, January 21 with two films.

‘Cars’, for younger residents, will be shown at 4.30pm (gates open at 3.30pm) and all-time classic ‘Dirty Dancing’ at 8pm (gates open at 7pm) There will be three blockbusters to choose from at Cheddar on Saturday, January, 22.

‘Monsters inc’ will be shown at 1pm (gates open at noon); ‘The Greatest Showman’ will be screened at 4.30pm (gates open at 3.30pm) and finally ‘North by Northwest’ will be shown at 20pm (gates open at 7pm). Tickets are available to book now, the links and further information can be found on the council website at www.sedgemoor.gov.uk/article/4505/Re-opening-of-High-Street-

To make sure that everything is set up in Apex Park on Friday, January 21, the car park will be closed on the day. People can still access the park and there will be signs put up in Apex Park to remind people about the event.