LEISURE: Classic show for motoring enthusiasts

LEISURE: Classic show for motoring enthusiasts

Posted: 15th August 2017
MOTORING fans were able to enjoy a fantastic weekend at the Bridgwater Classic and Vintage Show held at Morganians Rugby Club on the outskirts of Bridgwater. There were lots of classic and vintage vehicles on display with various club stands from across the local area. There were classic European, British and American and custom cars on show along with motorcycles…

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LEISURE: Vikings are a hit in Burnham

LEISURE: Vikings are a hit in Burnham

Posted: 15th August 2017
THE Vikings invaded Burnham-on-Sea last weekend – but thankfully there were no reports of raping and pillaging going on. The Viking re-enactment group Draco Beordor were at the Manor Gardens in Burnham on Saturday and Sunday, August 12-13, 2017, where members set up an encampment and were more than happy to speak with visitors about the history of the Norse seafarers who…

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LEISURE: Photo Special - Spaxton Village Show 2017

LEISURE: Photo Special - Spaxton Village Show 2017

Posted: 10th August 2017
ORGANISERS would like to thank everyone who supported the annual Spaxton Village Show on Saturday (August 5, 2017). The show took place at the village hall and playing fields and there were activities, attractions and games galore for all the family to enjoy. Among the crowds were Bridgwater Press photographers Jeff Searle and Brian Bateman who were able to snap some…

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LEISURE: Bridgwater Flower Show is more than just flowers!

LEISURE: Bridgwater Flower Show is more than just flowers!

Posted: 3rd August 2017
PREPARATIONS are ongoing for this year’s Bridgwater Flower Show which will be held later this month at the town hall. The show will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017, from 1.30pm to 5pm and then again on Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 10am to 3pm. And show secretary Jackie Sealey said: “It’s not just all about the flowers – there will be so much more for people to…

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LEISURE: Who dares wins - an evening with Ant Middleton

LEISURE: Who dares wins - an evening with Ant Middleton

Posted: 27th July 2017
ADVENTURER and survival expert Ant Middleton – who is becoming a familiar face on TV – will be sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer and expedition leader when he visits the Westlands Yeovil venue. Ant, who can also list on his CV as an adventurer, TV presenter and former Elite Forces Soldier, will be at Westlands on Saturday, March 24, 2018. His…

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LEISURE: Bridgwater's Man v Fat Football League is getting great results

LEISURE: Bridgwater's Man v Fat Football League is getting great results

Posted: 26th July 2017
WITH team names like FC LiverFailure, Black Pudding FC and Borussia Munchonaflapjack in the line-up it can only mean one thing – the Bridgwater Man v Fat Football League is back for another season. Man v Fat Football is a football league only for men who want to lose weight. Every player is in the same situation and wants the same thing – to enjoy football, lose weight…

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LEISURE: Gigathon singer Jordan Hill is top of the pops for hospice

LEISURE: Gigathon singer Jordan Hill is top of the pops for hospice

Posted: 23rd July 2017
THE late grandmothers of gigathon maestro Jordan Hill would have been proud as punch as he sung his way around Bridgwater on Saturday (July 22, 2017) to raise funds for St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice. Jordan sung his heart out in memory of his grans, Susan and Marilynn, who both died from cancer. The singer played at 20 venues around the town over a 14-hour period to…

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LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

Posted: 20th July 2017
THE glasses are lined up and ready for visitors to this weekend’s Gin Festival at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue. The first-ever Gin Festival to be held at Westlands Yeovil will be serving up over 100 different gins plus live music and masterclasses from industry experts on Friday (July 21, 2017) and Saturday (July 22, 2017). On arrival people will be handed…

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LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

LEISURE: All set for Gin Festival at Westlands Yeovil

Posted: 20th July 2017
THE glasses are lined up and ready for visitors to this weekend’s Gin Festival at the Westlands Yeovil entertainment venue. The first-ever Gin Festival to be held at Westlands Yeovil will be serving up over 100 different gins plus live music and masterclasses from industry experts on Friday (July 21, 2017) and Saturday (July 22, 2017). On arrival people will be handed…

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LEISURE: Family fete fun at Pawlett

LEISURE: Family fete fun at Pawlett

Posted: 20th July 2017
  ALL the fun of the fete was had at Pawlett last weekend when more than £860 was raised for village hall funds. There was plenty for all the family to enjoy and organisers would like to thank everyone that volunteered, donated or attended the successful event on Saturday, July 15, 2017. There was music during the afternoon from the ever-popular Burnham and Highbridge…

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