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Events in and around Portishead

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If you want to find out what's on in Portishead from the farmers' market, the Summer Show, sales and exhibitions to live music, festivals, theatre, treasure hunts or the switching on of the Christmas lights, our what's on calendar is here to help.

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December 2023


Siren Testing - Severnside Sirens

Starts: 15:00 On 03 December 2023 | Ends: 15:05 On 03 December 2023

In Avonmouth, just three miles from Portishead, there are a number of companies handling chemicals and dangerous substances. Severnside Sirens are to warn the residents of Avonmouth and neighbouring towns and villages, like Portishead, of any incidents involving these substances. These sirens are tested on the third day of each month at 3pm. You can find out more about the sirens and what to do in an emergency at the link below.



Sonic Alert Live at The Poacher

Starts: 21:00 On 09 December 2023 | Ends: 23:30 On 09 December 2023

Sonic Alert are rounding off their year with a gig in the drummer's hometown of Portishead. Whilst he is known for his work in promoting the live music scene on the facebook group @BandsOnInPortishead this is the band's first time that he is bringing the band home!

Come and have a sing and dance to all your favourite songs that encapsulate the era defining sounds for our generation... plus some cheesy Christmas Songs!  So if you're a fan of having a great time come down to The Poacher and meet your favourite new band.

The Poacher Pub
106 High Street
BS20 6AJ


Barn Dance

Starts: 19:30 On 14 December 2023 | Ends: 22:30 On 14 December 2023

Portishead Rotary Club's annual barn dance is back. The event offers live music with Highly Strung band and caller Jill Elliot. Tickets cost £12.50, which includes a ploughman's supper, available from Nortech Computers at 10 High Street, Portishead BS20 6EW or by calling the number below.

Somerset Hall
The Precinct
High Street
BS20 6AH


Tea and Tech 2023

Starts: 11:00 On 16 December 2023 | Ends: 12:30 On 16 December 2023

Free digital / tech advice. Connect with others over tea and cake.Meet at The Folk Hall, 95 High Street, Portishead 11am - 12.30pm Monthly meetings throughout 2023.

Folk Hall
High Street
BS20 6PR

December 2023

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