Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:00 28 September 2018

King of Thieves

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Live jazz music, long autumn strolls and theatre shows are available across the district this weekend.

The cast of Alarms. Picture: Playhouse Theatre CompanyThe cast of Alarms. Picture: Playhouse Theatre Company

- A double-bill of theatre shows will be performed by the Playhouse Theatre Company in Backwell.

One-act play Alarms and a show commemorating the centenary of World War One will be performed at the Playhouse, in Mariners Drive, tomorrow (Friday) and Saturday at 8pm.

Tickets, priced £10-12, are available on 01179 633586 or at www.backwellplayhouse.co.uk

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- If you are a fan of jazz music then head to Portishead on Friday.

The Speakeasy Jazz Club will welcome the Jack Challoner Quintet to Clarence House in High Street at 8.30pm on Friday. Doors will open at 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced £12, are available on the door or by emailing katespeakeasy@hotmail.co.uk or calling 01275 848391.

Emergency services day. Picture: Jeremy LongEmergency services day. Picture: Jeremy Long

- Emergency services will join forces to host an open day this weekend.

Rearranged from last week, firefighters from Avon Fire and Rescue Service and police officers from Avon and Somerset Constabulary will run a range of activities and demonstrations at The Green, in Pill, on Saturday from 11am-4pm.

Children can meet police dogs and horses and try out a fingerprint activity with the cadets.

King Of Thieves.King Of Thieves.

- Clevedon’s Curzon cinema, in Old Church Road, will screen a film based on the most daring heist in British criminal history.

King of Thieves tells the incredible true story of the Hatton Garden robbery and screenings take place at 7.30pm on Saturday and 1.30pm on Sunday.

Tickets, priced £5.50-7.80, can be purchased at www.curzon.org.uk or on 01275 871000.

Tyntesfield house. Picture: Rob Stothard.Tyntesfield house. Picture: Rob Stothard.

- Wraxall’s Tyntesfield is open throughout the month for those wishing to explore its historic grounds.

The National Trust site housed the Gibbs family during the Victorian era and boasts a collection of more than 60,000 historical artifacts.

Tickets, priced £4-36.80, give you access to the whole site, but there is an additional £3 car parking charge.

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