Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:00 27 July 2018 | UPDATED: 17:11 30 July 2018

Eila and Rosie with their tray gardens.

Eila and Rosie with their tray gardens.


Charity fundraisers and stunning flower shows are taking place across the area this weekend. So do not let the heavy rain warning dampen your spirits and explore what the region has to offer.

The life of Andrew Sheppy will be celebrated in a book.The life of Andrew Sheppy will be celebrated in a book.

- Congresbury’s history group will host the launch of a book on the life of much-loved villager Andrew Sheppy.

The event will take place at the Methodist hall, in High Street, tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am to noon.

The book, written by Alex Ballard, costs £6.

Money will be raised for Macmillan.Money will be raised for Macmillan.

- Head to Clevedon for some family fun on Saturday afternoon.

A charity fun day will be held at the Royal Oak, in Copse Road, to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.

The event will run from noon to 11pm and there will be live music, a barbecue, games and a bouncy castle.

The fundraiser will take place at The Albion.The fundraiser will take place at The Albion.

- If you cannot make it to Clevedon then fear not as another pub will host fundraiser for the charity on Saturday.

Portishead’s The Albion, in Bristol Road, will be raising money from 1pm.

Lauren Rae-Jones will also have her hair cut off for the Little Princess Trust.

Portishead Flower Show.Portishead Flower Show.

- Portishead Flower Show and Country Fair will take place over the weekend.

Doors will open at the Flower Show Field, in Clapton Lane, from 11.30am-6.30pm on Saturday and from 10am-6pm on Sunday.

Entry is priced £5 for adults.

Joan Pittock with a collection of her prize winning flowers.Joan Pittock with a collection of her prize winning flowers.

- Stunning floral displays will also be on show in Yatton on Saturday.

The horticultural society’s summer show beings at 2pm at the village hall, in The Causeway.

Music, stalls and more will be enjoyed and entries must be submitted by 10am ahead of judging. Entry will cost £1.

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