Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 10:17 19 January 2019 | UPDATED: 10:27 21 January 2019

The Shirley Pipe Band, piped in the guests and later piped in the haggis.

The Shirley Pipe Band, piped in the guests and later piped in the haggis.

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Traditional celebrations which originated in the West Country and Scotland hundreds of years ago will take place across North Somerset this weekend, with plenty of events taking place for the whole family to enjoy.

The beach clean will take place on Saturday. Picture: Bob CartwrightThe beach clean will take place on Saturday. Picture: Bob Cartwright

- The RNLI will lead a beach clean in Portishead tomorrow (Saturday) at 10am.

The group will meet at the RNLI base in Pier Road.

Volunteers are encouraged to bring suitable clothing and strong shoes.

Butler Ron Febrey and Green man Steve Cayzer.Butler Ron Febrey and Green man Steve Cayzer.

- Transition Town Nailsea is holding a wassail on Saturday from 4.30-7.30pm at the Old Farmhouse pub, in Trendlewood Road.

The event starts with a torchlit procession, followed by music from the Barle Rye. People can sample mulled cider made by Nailsea Cider.

The event will end in the Old Farmhouse for a mummers’ play and music.

Guests welcoming the Haggis.Guests welcoming the Haggis.

- A Burns Night celebration featuring pipers, haggis and kilts will take place in Congresbury on Saturday.

The event will be hosted by DoubleTree by Hilton, Cadbury House, in Frost Hill, at 6.30pm.

Tickets, which include a four-course meal, cost £35 and are available on 01934 834343.

The Greatest Showman will be screened on Saturday. Picture: Niko TaverniseThe Greatest Showman will be screened on Saturday. Picture: Niko Tavernise

- The winter edition of LA Cinema kicks off on Saturday at Long Ashton’s community hall in Keedwell Hill.

The story of the visionary American P T Barnum will be told in The Greatest Showman, which will be screened at 7.15pm.

Tickets, priced £2.50-5, are available at la-cinema.uk or on the door.

The barn dance will be held in Portishead.The barn dance will be held in Portishead.

- Portishead Rotary Club will host a barn dance at Somerset Hall, in High Street, on Saturday at 7.30pm.

Tickets – which are available from Morgan Westley in High Street, or on 01275 393340 – cost £12 and include a ploughman’s supper.

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