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Events

Whether you are looking to join in a local music event, attend a fête or browse a book sale, watch the local pantomime or enjoy a spectacular carnival. Our events calendar will keep you up to date with what is going on in town. From the Summer Show (as the Flower Show and Country Fair was renamed for 2019), to the switching on of Portishead Christmas Lights, equestrian events to triathlons, a full moon swim to a crazy raft race, the calendar will provide details.

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July 2019

18

Youth Club Evening Swim

Starts: 17:30 On 18 July 2019 | Ends: 20:00 On 18 July 2019 [ Link ]

It has become a tradition for Portishead Youth Club to help young people celebrate the end of another school year by having fun and games at the Lake Grounds before heading to the open air pool for an evening swim.
This year the event takes place on July 18th. Open to all young people who will be in year seven from September and above. Meet in front of the cricket pavilion at around 5.30pm and following activities and snacks head to the lido for a swim from 7-8pm.
The cost of the event is £5 per person with tickets and consent forms available from the youth centre. These must be purchased in advance.

Meet at the Cricket Club
Lake Grounds
Portishead
BS20 7JE
Map

19

Wine Tasting

Starts: 19:30 On 19 July 2019 | Ends: 23:00 On 19 July 2019 [ Link ]

Whether you are a wine connoisseur or someone who loves a glass of fine wine but refuses to splash out the necessary £20 plus for a bottle on a regular basis, the July wine tasting event in the tepee at The White Hart in Weston in Gordano is a treat not to be missed.
10-12 wines and some tasty nibbles from the kitchen included.
The cost of a ticket for the wine tasting evening is £30, available from The White Hart or from Venga in Portishead High Street.
The Venga bus will pick up in Portishead High Street at 7pm and return at around 11.15pm.
Find out more by visiting the White Hart website or by phone, information below.

The White Hart Inn
Clevedon Road
Weston-in-Gordano
BS20 8PU
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20

BIG PICNIC

Starts: 12:00 On 20 July 2019 | Ends: 15:00 On 20 July 2019 [ Link ]

Organised by Portishead in Bloom at Jubilee Park, Port Marine, the Big Picnic is an annual community event for the whole town. It's completely free and everyone is invited!
Bring your own picnic and enjoy meeting neighbours from all over the town.
For entertainment there's singing from the Portishead Community Choir, dancing from Audacity Dance Group, and music from Black Nore Brass and the Highly Strung Community Band.
For children there will be loads of games, a story telling tent and, probably, lots of running around ;o)
Follow the link to visit Portishead in Bloom's website with pictures of 2018's Big Picnic.

Jubilee Park
Burlington Rd
Portishead
BS20 7BE
Map

20

A Night of Opera

Starts: 19:30 On 20 July 2019 | Ends: 21:30 On 20 July 2019 [ Link ]

Members of the local community are invited to join Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club for, Music on a Summer's Eve at St Peter's Church in Portishead on Saturday July 20th starting at 7.30 p.m.
The evening of music will feature Ben Makisi, fondly known as the Polynesian Pavarotti. Ben will be performing a selection of well-known arias and popular operatic pieces and will be supported by his special friends, Matthew McCombie, a classical pianist and Lu Jeffrey, a violinist.
A spokesman for the event said: "Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club is delighted that Ben and his friends have agreed to take time out of their busy schedules to appear at Music on a Summer's Eve. Ben and Lu both live in Portishead and Lu volunteers for the RNLI. We are also extremely grateful to Matthew, who will be travelling from London for the occasion."
Tickets cost £20 and may be booked online using the link below.

St Peter's Church
Church Road South
Portishead
BS20 6PS
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24

HOLIDAY PLAY SCHEME

Starts: 08:30 On 24 July 2019 | Ends: 17:30 On 30 August 2019 [ Link ]

The Portishead Youth Centre will once again be running its summer holiday scheme, offering supervised child care for those aged eight and over on weekdays throughout the school break.
Sports, team games, art and crafts, music, dance, cooking, photography, robotics, tennis coaching, crabbing, parkour and excursions are just come of the activities included in the programme.
Designed to provide cost-effective childcare during school holidays, while providing hours of fun, the scheme can be booked in half days or full days, with discounts for block bookings.
Find out more using the contact detail below.

Portishead Youth Centre
Station Road
Portishead
BS20 7DD
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27

Portishead Summer Show

Starts: 11:30 On 27 July 2019 | Ends: 18:00 On 27 July 2019 [ Link ]

The Portishead Summer Show is a re-launch of the Portishead Flower Show and Country Fair, first held in 1863. The Show is an opportunity for the whole community, young and old, to come together in the summer to showcase local talent and to enjoy arena entertainment, refreshments and live music.
With over 300 classes and with the resurgence of crafts we are hoping to attract new exhibitors; there is a class for everyone from pre-school to senior citizens.
Relaunching the show provides new opportunities for local businesses to hire a trade stand or to sponsor us.
The 2019 Summer Show poster (link below) has links to the show schedule and trade pages on their website.

The Show Field
Clevedon Road
Portishead
BS20 7RA
Map

July 2019

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