Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:55 26 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:52 26 July 2019

Portishead Summer Show

Portishead Summer Show

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A dog show, horticultural displays and art exhibitions will take place across the area this weekend.

St Andrew's Art Group will host its exhibition on Saturday. Picture: Mark AthertonSt Andrew's Art Group will host its exhibition on Saturday. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Artist will display their work in Backwell.

St Andrew's art exhibition takes place, at the village hall, in Station Road, tonight (Friday) from 10am-8pm and Saturday from 10am-4.30pm.

Entry for adult visitors will cost £1-2.50. There will be cards, raffle, drinks and cakes on offer, as well as affordable art.

Police launching new reward scheme and sports taster sessions at Millennium Park. Picture: Mark AthertonPolice launching new reward scheme and sports taster sessions at Millennium Park. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Do you think you are strong enough to flip tyres in Nailsea?

A strongman session with Matt Bembridge, of At The Gym, will take place in Millennium Park on Friday from 4.30-6.30pm.

The activities are part of the taster sessions run by police and community groups throughout the summer.

Portishead Summer Show.Portishead Summer Show.

- Baking, photography, floral classes and a dog show will entertain crowds in Portishead.

The summer show will be held at the flower show field, in Clapton Lane, tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday. On day one it will run from 11.30am-6.30pm and on day two from 10am-6pm.

Tickets, priced £5-6, for over-16s are available at www.portisheadsummershow.com or the gate. Free parking will be available at Gordano School's sports field.

Yatton horticultural society will host its summer show on Saturday. Picture: Mark AthertonYatton horticultural society will host its summer show on Saturday. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Flowers will be displayed in Yatton on Saturday.

The horticulture society's summer show will be held in the village hall, in The Causeway, from 2-4.30pm, and the hall will be decked out with colourful and prize-winning exhibits.

Refreshments and a raffle will also be available. Entries must be dropped off by 10am and entry to the show will cost £1.

The Barnacle Buoys will sing at The Old Inn. Picture: Mark AthertonThe Barnacle Buoys will sing at The Old Inn. Picture: Mark Atherton

- Sea shanties will be sang for charity in Clevedon.

An afternoon of shanties and songs of the sea will be held at The Old Inn, in Walton Road, on Sunday from 2-8pm.

The Barnacle Buoys will perform and there will be a collection for Children's Hospice South West.

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