Five things to do in North Somerset this weekend

PUBLISHED: 11:55 04 October 2019

Robert Hawker Venison.    Picture: MARK ATHERTON

Robert Hawker Venison. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

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Food, flowers and an old Somerset tradition will all take place this weekend.

Backwell School. Picture: GoogleBackwell School. Picture: Google

- A radio show will be broadcast in Backwell tonight (Friday).

Backwell School will be hosting a live broadcast of BBC Radio 4 Any Questions at the school, in Station Road, from 6-9pm

To attend for free, click here.

A flower show will take place in Portishead.A flower show will take place in Portishead.

- A flower festival will be held in Portishead.

St Peter's Church, in Church Road North, is holding a flower festival from Friday to Sunday.

Day one is a ticket affair, but free entry to the public will be from 10am-6pm tomorrow (Saturday) and 12.30-4pm on the final day.

Times Past Cheese Dairy - Stephen and Janice Webber.  Picture: MARK ATHERTONTimes Past Cheese Dairy - Stephen and Janice Webber. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

- Nailsea will host its first ever food festival on Saturday.

More than 70 food and drink producers will set up stalls at Eat:Nailsea in High Street and Somerset Square to enable foodies to sample different dishes and buy edible treats.

The event runs from 10am-4pm, is fully accessible and will include plenty of vegan and vegetarian choices as well as gluten and dairy-free options.

St Barnabas Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary. Photo by Jeremy Long.St Barnabas Church will celebrate its 140th anniversary. Photo by Jeremy Long.

- A Claverham church will celebrate its 140th anniversary this weekend.

St Barnabas Church, in Jasmine Lane, will mark the occasion by hosting a flower festival on the first day from 10am-4.30pm and from 2-5pm on the second.

There will be an evening concert on Saturday from 7-9pm, a Sunday service at 11am and the weekend will be rounded off with a songs of praise celebration at 6.30pm. Tickets, priced £5, for the evening concert are available on 01934 834194.

Colin Campbell and Phil Carter putting apples in the scratter.     Picture: MARK ATHERTONColin Campbell and Phil Carter putting apples in the scratter. Picture: MARK ATHERTON

- A Somerset tradition will return to Long Ashton.

An apple day will be held at the community centre, in Keedwell Hill, on Sunday from 2-5pm.

Entry is free.


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