Exhibition #65: Show 1

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North Somerset Arts has brought together many artists from North Somerset Arts Week together under one roof in Nailsea. Over eight weeks from April 11-June 3 in 65 High Street, Nailsea, there will be four different exhibitions, each one with a great mix of artists working in a wide range of media. It is a [….]

Style your British summer

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Celebrate this coming British summer in style with ideas and inspiration from the Nailsea Life & Style Team’s summer show, which takes place at The Masonic Hall, Nailsea, on Wednesday evening, April 25. The Life & Style Summer Show is the Team’s third event and promises to be even bigger and better than before. Expect [….]

Wheelchair friendly family fun run for charity

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Children’s charity Jessie May is looking for people to run, jog, walk, push or wheel their way around its family fun run on Sunday, July 8 to raise funds for terminally ill children. The People’s Grand Prix is fast becoming one of Jessie May’s most popular events, having raised an incredible £2600 last year. Now [….]

Foodies Festival returns with top live bands

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Back by popular demand, Foodies Festival, the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, returns to The Downs Bristol on Friday, May 11-Sunday, May 13 with a mouth-watering summer event, which this year includes the launch of a brand new Musicians Against Homelessness music stage and extended opening times. The festival will celebrate live music [….]

Parkinson’s Branch Meeting

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The North West Somerset Branch of Parkinson’s UK will hold their Branch Meeting on Saturday, April 14 at 10.30am at St Francis Church, Ash Hayes Road, Nailsea. The guest speaker is Cyril Rautley with a slide presentation entitled ‘Curiouser & Curiouser’ telling of strange and intriguing sights encountered by Cyril on his travels around the [….]

Spring concerts 2018

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This spring Vibe Pop/Rock Choir put on, not one, but two, brilliantly uplifting concerts raising over £1,500 for local charity Wellspring Counselling.  Despite the freezing temperatures on Saturday 17th March, Vibe warmed the hearts of two packed audiences at their matinee and evening concerts held at the Methodist Church on Portishead High Street. Vibe Pop/Rock [….]

Commonwealth themed relay for Athletic Club

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North Somerset Athletic Club and Academy will be carrying a mock Olympic torch around Weston-super-mare’s Grand Pier for a 24 hour relay over the weekend of March 10 and 11. The (mainly) Junior Club, with members from across the whole of North Somerset, anticipate around 250 of their youngsters will be involved, raising around £10,000 [….]

Stockway North Nature Reserve Open Days

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Are you interested in wildlife? Then visit us on our ‘FREE’ open days See for yourself the work we have done to benefit wildlife Let The Friends of the Reserve show you round Come and pond dip Accompanied children of all ages are welcome Full disabled access Open Days 2018 [2pm to 5pm weather and light [….]

P.A.Y.E and Auto Enrolment Pension Changes

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The personal allowance increases to £11,850 for the 2018/19 tax year. The National Minimum increases from the current £7.05 to £7.38 for 21-24’s, while the Living Wage increases from the current £7.50 to £7.83 (25yrs and over) from 1st April 2018. Pension contributions increase from the current minimum total contribution of 2% of qualifying earnings [….]