Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 17:56 21 June 2019 | UPDATED: 17:56 21 June 2019

Noel Fitzpatrick will lead the Great Dog Walk on Saturday at Ashton Court to open the DogFest festival.             PICTURE: Dean Whiting.

Noel Fitzpatrick will lead the Great Dog Walk on Saturday at Ashton Court to open the DogFest festival. PICTURE: Dean Whiting.

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With the weather getting back to normal for June why not make the most of it and enjoy some of the activities taking place across the area this weekend.

A dog is showcasing its talents at The Activity Arena.A dog is showcasing its talents at The Activity Arena.

- Famous pooches will be showcasing their talents in Long Ashton this weekend.

Dogfest will return to Ashton Court tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday which will open from 9.30am-5pm on both days. Activities including doggy yoga, dog display teams and the big dog dig will all take place.

Advanced tickets, priced £16.50, are available at www.dog-fest.co.uk

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- A Wraxall zoo will celebrate 20 years since it first opened its doors this weekend.

Noah's Ark Zoo Farm, in Clevedon Road, will host a birthday party on Saturday from 10.30am-5pm, with outdoor games, face painting and more taking place.

Tickets, priced £11.50-48.90, are available from www.noahsarkzoofarm.co.uk or on 01275 852606.

Tracey Saunders in her garden, which will feature in the open gardens day. Picture: Emily SaundersTracey Saunders in her garden, which will feature in the open gardens day. Picture: Emily Saunders

- Two primary schools will host their annual fairs on Saturday.

Nailsea's Hannah More and Grove Junior School, in Whiteoak Way, will run its fair from noon to 2pm, while Yatton Primary Schools' carnival will take place from 2.15-5.15pm.

The fancy dress procession will set off from Cherry Grove at 2.45pm, before a fair at its grounds, in High Street.

The zoo team at Noah's Ark. Picture: Noahs Ark Zoo FarmThe zoo team at Noah's Ark. Picture: Noahs Ark Zoo Farm

- Villagers will showcase their finest flowers, fruit and vegetables on Sunday.

The inaugural Tickenham open gardens day will be taking place from 11am-4pm where 10 homes in Ten homes in Clevedon Road, Old Lane, Church Lane and Jacklands Bridge will open their doors to guests.

There will be refreshments, a programme and parking available at the village hall, in Clevedon Road, and money raised will go to charities Alive and Brown Rock Woodland Project. Entry, priced £1-3.50 with under-fives free, includes entry into all 10 gardens.

The Jack Hazeldine Foundation will host a community sports day at Clevedon Cricket Club.The Jack Hazeldine Foundation will host a community sports day at Clevedon Cricket Club.

- A charity which supports dozens of North Somerset children will host a fundraiser on Sunday.

The Jack Hazeldine Foundation will hold a charity family fun sports day from 2pm at Clevedon Cricket Club, in Dial Hill.

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