Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:06 29 June 2018 | UPDATED: 16:11 03 July 2018

The dog show will take place in Butcombe.

The dog show will take place in Butcombe.


A weekend of model aircraft flying, dog shows and parties is almost upon us, so find out what you can be getting up to in North Somerset this weekend.

Royal Marines unarmed combat demonstration.Royal Marines unarmed combat demonstration.

- Have you ever wondered what it would be like to serve in the Army? Well now you can find out.

The Royal Marines Charity is running a bootcamp at Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club, in West End Park, tomorrow (Saturday) from 10am-7pm.

For details, visit

Richard Vale with his model ASK-18 glider.Richard Vale with his model ASK-18 glider.

- Woodspring Wings Model Aircraft Club will hold its annual model flying show in Yatton on Saturday or Sunday.

It will be held at the airfield in Claverham Drove from 10am-5pm.

Model planes will take to the skies, with a number of displays to entertain the crowds. Entry costs £10 for over-16s.

Summer fete.Summer fete.

- Claverham will get in to the summer spirit by hosting a summer show and fete at St Andrew’s Church, Station Road, on Saturday at 1.30pm.

After the show a party will be held in the church’s Refectory Garden at 7.30pm. There will be a marquee, live music, food and a bar, with funds raised going to the new village hall development.

Tickets cost £12-30 and are available from 01934 838800.

Dog agility.Dog agility.

- Calling all dog lovers, this is the event for you.

Congresbury’s horse and dog show will be held in Butcombe off the A38 near the Bungalow Inn on Sunday at 8.30am.

The 12-class dog show begins at 11am, with entry priced £2.

On Chesil Beach.On Chesil Beach.

- Clevedon’s Curzon cinema, in Old Church Road, will screen a film set in the summer of 1962.

On Chesil Beach will be followed by a Q&A session with producer of the film and patron of the cinema Elizabeth Karlsen.

Tickets, priced £5-6.70 are available on from the box office on 01275 871000

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