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Please email your events to strawberrylinetimes@hotmail. so they can be listed on our daily updated website on the What’s On page - sport, theatre, special events, jumble sales, plays, fund raising - send it in for extra free publicity. This is just a small selection of current events:

Fri 7 Sep. Axbridge. Roxy Cinema: Tortoise in Love. (12A) 7.30pm bar opens. 8pm screening. Lion House, High Street. Booking esssential. Tel: 01934 733095.

Sat 8 Sep. Winscombe. Michaelmas Fair. Community Centre. 1.45pm. Horticultural Show and fete filling the large field, marquee, main building and annexes. Bold Brass band, Mendip Morris Men and a display by dogs from the National Animal Welfare Trust, plus fun stalls, games, crafts, produce, novelties, refreshments etc. Some 60 trophies are up for winning in over 200 Show classes for adults and children residing in creative arts, writing and poetry, culinary and horticultural skills, honey production and photography. £1 adults,/50p concs. All proceeds support the Community Centre. Enquiries to Show Organiser – Jill Cureton 01934 843776.

Sat 8 Sep. Axbridge. Contemporary music concert. Town Hall. 7.30pm. £10. Blackheart, the new stars of British contemporary music as part of their nationwide ‘Summerfall Tour’. For more information and tickets phone 01934 743163. Tickets are for sale at Axbridge Post Office, Butchers, The Oakhouse.

Sat 8 and Sun 9 Sep. Lower Weare. National lawnmower racing. Chestnut House, Old Coach Road, Lower Weare, Axbridge, Somerset, BS26 2JB. Race Organiser: Ian Tanswell. Clerk of the Course: John Lowdell.

Sun 9 Sep. Cheddar. Fun Run. Cheddar Gorge 5km, 10km, half marathon and marathon. 11am.www.

Wed 12 Sep. Cheddar. Film at Kings Theatre. Cheddar Arts. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (12A). £5.50/£4.50 conc. 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Fri 14 Sep. Axbridge. Roxy Cinema. The Descendants. (15) 7.30pm bar opens. 8pm screening. Lion House, High Street. Booking esssential. Tel: 01934 733095.

Sat 15 Sep. Axbridge. Roxy Cinema. A Cat In Paris. Mary and Max. Animation. 7.30pm bar opens. 8pm screening. Lion House, High Street. Booking esssential in this beautiful but compact community cinema.

Sat 15 Sep. Sidcot. The Six Wives of Henry VIII. Sidcot Arts Centre. High tempo comedy performed by Living Spit. 5 star reviews. Tickets for matinee and evening performance and more information available from, www.

15-30 Sep. Various locations. Open Studios. Somerset Art Weeks. Over 220 inspirational, diverse artworks will be on display in houses, barns, halls, studios and streets. See beautiful garden ceramics, wood sculpture, site-specific weaving and light installations, colourful limited edition etchings, dreamy watercolours inspired by the Somerset landscape, and lots more! In the Strawberry Line District there are lots of open studios to visit with many shared between several artists. In Kingston Seymour Buddy Bird and

The Roxy has a new season of films to enjoy

at the Hampton Court show. Methodist Church Hall, Cliff Street, Cheddar. 7.30pm. Tel: 01934 744095 for details.

Mon, 17 Sep. Cheddar. Citizens Advice Bureau. 9:30am to 12:30pm. Cheddar Medical Centre, Roynon Way.

Fri 21 Sep. Axbridge. Roxy Cinema. Coriolanus. (15) 7.30pm bar opens. 8pm screening. Lion House, High Street. Booking esssential. Tel: 01934 733095.

Sat 22 Sep. Axbridge. Carnival: Myths, Legends and Fairytale theme. The road will be closed through the town in the afternoon. Procession starts 2pm. Fair ground in the Square on the Friday and Saturday nights.There will be free films at the Roxy Cinema and a street cafe on the theme of Monty Python’s Holy Grail while in the evening there’s a barbeque at the Risings organised by the Chamber of Commerce - see advert.

Fri 28 and Sat 29 Sep. Axbridge. Roxy Cinema. The Artist. (PG) 7.30pm bar opens. 8pm screening. Lion House, High Street. Tel: 01934 733095.

Sat 29 Sep. Winscombe. Jumble Sale. Community Centre, Sandford Road. 2pm. In aid of Winscombe Community Association. Refreshments available. If you would like to donate jumble, this can be brought to the Community Centre from 9.30am. Tel: 01934 843184.

Sat 29 Sep. Cheddar. One act plays: Bouncers and Quartet. Kings Theatre. Cheddar Arts. Easylife Theatre. £8.50/£7.50 conc. 7pm for 7.30pm start. Raucous comedy by John Godber and a comedy set in a jazz group.

Sat 6 Oct. Axbridge. Farmers’ Market. The Square. 9am to lunchtime. Local produce. Barbecue.

Sat 13 Oct. Winscombe. Freecycle event. Community Centre, Sandford Road. 9am-12noon. And WCA Big Book Sale outside in the car park (weather permitting) we shall also be having a ‘Freecycle’ event where you can bring any goods you would like to donate for other people’s use. Likewise you might find something for free that you would be pleased to have. It all helps the recycling process of items you may no longer need but would be pleased for others to make use of.

Winscombe holds a Michaelmas Fayre this autumn 16 Fri 12 to Sat 20 Oct. Wells. Festival of Literature. Various

Ian Beckton exhibit at the Willow Barn Studio while Teresa Cudlipp exhibits in Catcott. art_weeks_2012

15 Sep to 7 Oct. Art exhibition. Sidcot Arts Centre. Made in North Somerset is in partnership with North Somerset Arts and in association with Sidcot Arts Centre. 10am-4pm (closed Mon & Weds). A showcase exhibition of local creative work.

Sun 16 Sep. Axbridge. Harvest Service. Methodist Chapel. 6.30pm. Traditional service with music.

Sun 16 Sep. Winscombe. DIY Jazz Restaurant. Cricket Club, The Lynch. Ros Cuthbert with saxophonist Iain Ballamy. 7.30pm. Tel 01934 842970.

Mon 17 Sep. Cheddar. Garden talk. Cheddar Horticultural Society. David Manners on Summer Tranquillity in 10 Days, which gives a behind the scenes look at creating a garden

Axbridge Carnival takes place in the afternoon

events around the city from book readings, talks and workshops. For info at Speakers include Matthew Parris, Jonathan Dimbleby, Antonia Fraser, Andrew Miller, Claire Tomalin, Sarah Raven and Michael Frayn. Tickets available from Wells Visitor Information Centre. Tel: 01749 671770.

Sat 13 Oct. Cheddar. Seed swap. The village library is organising the autumnal event. Bring your spare seeds to the library to swap for others. More info at www.seedysunday. org.

Wed 17 Oct. Cheddar. Film at Kings Theatre. Cheddar Arts. The Woman in Black (12A). £5.50/£4.50 conc. 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Sat 27 Oct to Sun 4 Nov. School half-term holidays.

Fri 9 Nov. Carnival. Weston-super-Mare. Colourful pageant and procession in the evening through the town.

Sat 10 Nov. Winscombe. Christmas Bazaar. 9.30am to 12.30pm. For more information call 01934 844462.

Sat 10 Nov. Axbridge. Progressive supper. In aid of local charities. Always a lively night.

Sun 11 Nov. Remembrance Sunday. Services across the Strawberry Line District.

Tue 13 Nov. Cheddar. Film at Kings Theatre. Cheddar Arts. My Darling Clementine. 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Fri 16 Nov. Winscombe. Coach trip to Cardiff. From Winscombe Community Centre, Sandford Road. Tickets £12.50. Tel: 01934 844235 or will be available at Winscombe Thursday Market.

Wed 21 to Sat 24 Nov. Axbridge. Play: Arthur Miller’s A View From The Bridge. Axbridge Community Theatre. Town Hall. Tickets from local shops. Directed by John Bailey. Bar open. Unreserved seating.

Sat 24 Nov. Churchill. Craft Fair at the senior school. PTA fund raising event - lots of stalls and gift ideas.

Mon 26. Cheddar. Film at Kings Theatre. Cheddar Arts. Albert Nobbs. (15) £5.50/£4.50 conc. 7pm, 7.30pm start.

Sat 1 Dec. Axbridge. Farmers’ Market. The Square. 9am to lunchtime. Local produce. Barbecue.

Sun 2 Dec. Rowberrow. Walk. A Winter Walk around Rowberrow Warren. 1.30pm. A forest walk of approximately 5 miles. A haven for badgers, deer and foxes and a fine selection of woodland birds and the centre of a lost mining industry. Return to the car park via part of the old ‘Slaggers’ Path. Park with care off the A38 at Churchill follow Dolebury Bottom to the End of the track, limited parking, grid ref. OS 446 588, postcode BS25 5NS. Not suitable for wheelchair users/limited mobility. £1.

Fri 7 Dec. Cheddar. Festive Night. Every year Cheddar comes alive with the magic of Christmas. Starts with a carol service in St Andrews Church at 5.30pm, following which shops and cafes will be open late and there will be a market and fairground attractions in Cliff Street Car Park. If you’ve never been then go along.

Sat 15 Dec. Cheddar. Live entertainment. Cheddar Arts. Variety show. £10. 7pm for 7.30pm start.

Wed 20 Dec. School Holidays begin.

Sat 22 Dec. Axbridge. Santa in the square. Seasonal event with music and entertainment plus the man in red. Barbecue and stalls. 5pm onwards. Family friendly.

There’s lots more what’s on daily news, weather and features online at:

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The Autumn season of Axbridge’s community cinema opens on Friday, September 7th. Everyone’s welcome. Please call 01934 733095 for bookings while our new website is being completed. This season, most films start at 8pm. The doors and bar open at 7.30pm.

Friday, September 7th Tortoise in Love (12A) UK Friday, September 14th The Descendants (15) USA Saturday, September 15th Animation double bill 8pm A Cat In Paris & Mary and Max Friday, September 21st Coriolanus (15) UK Saturday, September 22nd Axbridge Blackberry Fair Carnival The Roxy is open all day for free, with our street cafe reflecting this year’s theme, Myths, Legends and Fairy Tales.

Friday September 28th and Saturday 29th The Artist (PG) France 2011

Somerset Art Weeks 2012 Open Studios Venue 77

Paintings by Teresa Cudlipp 15th-30th September Open 10.30am-6pm closed Mondays

Boundary House, King Willian Road, Catcott, Somerset TA7 9HU

“Gorgeous colours and textures - a feast for the eyes” - Exhibition visitor 2011

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