Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 16:57 15 February 2019

Bikers gathered to ride in memory of David Loudon. Picture: Zak Ghent

Bikers gathered to ride in memory of David Loudon. Picture: Zak Ghent

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Memorial events, family fun days and community cinema screenings are all available to enjoy this weekend.

Andy Illes. Picture: Paul KnightAndy Illes. Picture: Paul Knight

- A firewalk in memory of Andy Iles will be held at Clevedon United Football Club, in Coleridge Vale, tonight (Friday).

It will raise funds for St Peter’s Hospice which helped Andy. Registration opens at 6.45pm and training is at 7.15pm before the event at 8.15pm.

To book, call Sarah on 07790 014445 or Caz on 07914 014246.

A half-term trail will take place around the zoo. Picture: Bob PichfordA half-term trail will take place around the zoo. Picture: Bob Pichford

- Family fun can be enjoyed at a Wraxall zoo tomorrow (Saturday).

A heart trail will take place around Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm, in Clevedon Road, from 10am-5pm, with each giant heart revealing a conservation issue and fun facts about the animals.

Tickets, priced £5-66.50, are available from www.noahsarkzoofarm.co.uk or on 01275 852606.

Long Ashton community centre. Picture: GoogleLong Ashton community centre. Picture: Google

- The winter season of LA Cinema returns to Long Ashton this weekend.

The Wife, starring Glenn Close, will be screened at the community hall in Keedwell Hill on Saturday from 7.15-10.55pm.

Tickets, £5, are available from www.la-cinema.uk

Bikers ride along the Portbury Hundred, where David lost his life. Picture: Zak GhentBikers ride along the Portbury Hundred, where David lost his life. Picture: Zak Ghent

- Motorbike riders will gather to remember one of their own who was killed in a crash in North Somerset.

The memorial ride and pay respects to David ‘Jock’ Loudon, who died in an accident on the Portbury Hundred in 2008.

The group will meet at the Argos car park in Portishead, off Wyndham Way, at 10am on Sunday. From there they will head to Bristol and stop at Clevedon seafront for refreshments at 5 The Beach.

Tyntesfield. Picture: Rob StothardTyntesfield. 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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