LEISURE: Tickets on sale for Pasadena Roof Orchestra

LEISURE: Tickets on sale for Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Posted: 16th July 2018
MEMBERS of the Bridgwater Operatic Society keep presenting fantastic, award-winning shows for audiences to enjoy – but fundraising is vital for the group to maintain its high standards. So this year on Saturday, October 13, 2018, the society is bringing the fantastic Pasadena Roof Orchestra to The McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater for its major fundraising event. Booking…

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LEISURE: Hot, hot, hot for Sedgemoor Vintage Show

LEISURE: Hot, hot, hot for Sedgemoor Vintage Show

Posted: 15th July 2018
FANTASTIC weather has made the annual Sedgemoor Vintage Show one of the best ever for organisers. The show was held at West Huntspill on Saturday and Sunday, July 14-15, 2018, and brought together an amazing display of vintage vehicles and machinery. There was also a working section, craft/model, trade stands, entertainment, refreshments – something for all the family…

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LEISURE: Victoria Park Community Centre fair success

LEISURE: Victoria Park Community Centre fair success

Posted: 14th June 2018
THE sixth annual summer fair took place at the Victoria Park Community Centre in Bridgwater on Sunday (June 10, 2018) and was another great success. There were plenty of things for all the family to enjoy including a 25ft climbing wall, donkey rides, exotic animals, an inflatable play area, lots of stalls and loads of refreshments. Photographer Jeff Searle, of Bridgwater…

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LEISURE: My Fair Lady is a “positively dashing” show

LEISURE: My Fair Lady is a “positively dashing” show

Posted: 19th April 2018
BRIDGWATER Operatic Society is still preparing for its forthcoming production of My Fair Lady as opening night looms fast at the McMillan Theatre. The society members will be taking to  the stage from May 1-5, 2018, for a "smashing, positively dashing spectacle" as they present My Fair Lady like you have never seen it before! Opening night is fast approaching and, just…

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LEISURE: Tractor cavalcade raises funds for charity

LEISURE: Tractor cavalcade raises funds for charity

Posted: 13th April 2018
NEARLY 100 tractors of all shapes and sizes helped to raise more than £1,700 in aid of children’s cancer funds at Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton. The convoy of tractors set off on a Tractor Road Run in aid of the Marion Evered Trust on Sunday (April 8, 2018) which helps raise money for the children’s ward. This year’s event was supported by 83 supporters driving and…

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LEISURE: My Fair Lady tickets are selling fast

LEISURE: My Fair Lady tickets are selling fast

Posted: 5th April 2018
TICKETS are selling fast to see the award-winning Bridgwater Operatic Society take to the stage next month with its latest fantastic production. My Fair Lady, one of the world’s greatest musicals, comes to the McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater from May 1-5, 2018. The winner of six Tony Awards including best musical My Fair Lady sparkles with wit, elegance and romance and…

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SPORT RELIEF 2018: Get bouncing with Red Berry Recruitment

SPORT RELIEF 2018: Get bouncing with Red Berry Recruitment

Posted: 23rd March 2018
THE Bridgwater-based Red Berry Recruitment team will be doing their bit for Sport Relief on Friday (March 23, 2018) by bouncing their way around the town centre. Managing director Helen Lacey and members of her Red Berry Recruitment team will be out and about around Angel Crescent and Bridgwater town centre on space hoppers collecting donations to the Sport Relief fund…

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LEISURE: Tickets selling fast for My Fair Lady – don’t miss out!

LEISURE: Tickets selling fast for My Fair Lady – don’t miss out!

Posted: 21st March 2018
TICKETS are becoming scarce for the Bridgwater Operatic Spring production of My Fair Lady which takes place in less than six weeks’ time. My Fair Lady,  one of the world’s greatest musicals, comes to the McMillan Theatre in Bridgwater from May 1-5, 2018, and brought to you by multi award-winning Bridgwater Operatic Society. Director James Tucker commented that that the…

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LEISURE: Are you planning a street party to celebrate the Royal Wedding?

LEISURE: Are you planning a street party to celebrate the Royal Wedding?

Posted: 19th March 2018
COMMUNITY groups in Sedgemoor are being reminded that help and advice is at hand if they are planning on holding a party later this year to celebrate the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The big day is on Saturday, May 19, 2018, and Sedgemoor District Council has said that it can help with information about the “do’s and don’ts” of planning a street party…

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LEISURE: Festival of the Arts is another fabulous success

LEISURE: Festival of the Arts is another fabulous success

Posted: 10th March 2018
THE annual Highbridge Festival of the Arts has once again been giving talented performers the perfect opportunity to wow the adjudicators. The festival got underway on Monday and Tuesday (March 5-6, 2018) at the Princess Theatre in Burnham-on-Sea with speech and drama. Dance performances started on Wednesday (March 7, 2018) and will continue through to Sunday (March 11…

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