Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:00 03 May 2019

Rob Colins with a couple of trainees at North Somerset Show.

Rob Colins with a couple of trainees at North Somerset Show.

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The first May Bank Holiday is here, so why not get out in the sunshine and enjoy some activity the area has on offer.

MARLENS is hosting a lake day. Picture: Jeremy LongMARLENS is hosting a lake day. Picture: Jeremy Long

- A charity will celebrate a landmark anniversary by hosting a party tomorrow (Saturday).

The Marine Lake Enthusiasts (MARLENS) is holding a lake day to mark 90 years of life on the lake, in Old Church Road, from 9am-5pm.

A packed schedule includes have-a-go paddleboarding, canoeing, a paddleboard water polo demonstration and more.

Tyntesfield is celebrating Victorian month. Picture: Mark AthertonTyntesfield is celebrating Victorian month. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Staff of a National Trust site will go back to the 19th century this weekend.

Wraxall's Tyntesfield House will celebrate the birthday of former owner William Gibbs as guests will meet the kitchen maid, the gardener and other staff and ask them what it was like living and working at Tyntesfield in the 1800s.

Events run from 10am-4pm from Saturday to Monday and entry is free, but a £3 parking charge applies.

Stevie Jenkins on Malvaro. Picture: Jeremy LongStevie Jenkins on Malvaro. Picture: Jeremy Long

- One of the region's most popular events will return to Wraxall for the 160th time.

The North Somerset Show will be held at the North Somerset Showground, in Bristol Road, on Monday from 10am-5pm.

Tickets, priced £6-40, are available at www.nsas.org.uk or on 01934 837285.

Ben Pritchard loved playing football and supporting Bristol City.Ben Pritchard loved playing football and supporting Bristol City.

- A family fun day will be held in Portishead.

The Be More Ben Family Fun Day will be held for the Ben Pritchard Foundation at Portishead Football Club, in Bristol Road, on Monday from 10am-5pm.

Fun activities will be available and refreshments will be served up by the Truly Scrumptious Treats stall.

Maypole dancers at Claverham May Day celebrations. Picture: Jeremy LongMaypole dancers at Claverham May Day celebrations. Picture: Jeremy Long

- May Day celebrations will take place in Claverham on Monday.

A procession will set off from the village hall, in Bishops Road, through the village at 12pm, followed by the May queen being crowned.

Amypole dancing, a bouncy castle, a dog show and more will take place throughout the day.

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