Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:58 11 January 2019

Ben the Greenman with Apple Queen Lottie. Picture: Mark Atherton

Ben the Greenman with Apple Queen Lottie. Picture: Mark Atherton

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Villagers will flock to orchards in hope of blessing apple trees and encouraging a fruitful crop this weekend. But fear not if wassailing is not up your street, as there is plenty going on across North Somerset for you to enjoy.

Rachel Weisz and Olivia Colman in the film The Favourite. Picture: Twentieth Century Fox Film CorporationRachel Weisz and Olivia Colman in the film The Favourite. Picture: Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation

- A film set in 18th Century England when a frail Queen Anne occupied the throne will be screened in Clevedon.

The Favourite will be shown at the Curzon cinema, in Old Church Road, at 8pm tonight (Friday), 5pm and 8pm tomorrow (Saturday) and on Sunday at 7.30pm.

Tickets, priced £5.50-7.80, are available at www.curzon.org.uk or on 01275 871000.

Congresbury Wassailing ceremony at the Millennium Green. Picture: Mark AthertonCongresbury Wassailing ceremony at the Millennium Green. Picture: Mark Atherton

- A centuries-old West Country tradition will be celebrated on Saturday.

Wassailing season begins in Congresbury at the Millennium Green at 3pm, and celebrations will continue in Pill at Watchhouse Hill, in Watchhouse Road, at 5pm.

If you take any photos do not forget to upload them at www.iwitness24.co.uk

Farmers' market. Picture: Mark AthertonFarmers' market. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Farmers’ markets will be held across the area on Saturday.

Local produce will be sold in Portishead from 9am-12.30pm at the piazza, near Waitrose, in Harbour Road.

In Yatton, a market will be held at the hall in The Causeway from 10am to nooon and there will be items on sale including plants, fruit, cakes and jams.

North Somerset Open Britain. Picture: Mark AthertonNorth Somerset Open Britain. Picture: Mark Atherton

- The North Somerset branch of Open Britain will run a street stall supporting the national People’s Vote campaign on Saturday.

It will be held in Clevedon, opposite Coffee#1 in Station Road from 10am.

Portishead Turn The Tide. Picture: Mark AthertonPortishead Turn The Tide. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Turn the Tide Portishead will orchestrate a beach clean on Saturday from 2-3.30pm.

The group will meet at Café Lido, in Esplanade Road, and people taking part are advised to wear gloves and strong shoes.

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