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Weston Hospicecare’s Strawberry Jam cycle ride once again returns to the Strawberry Line and the North Somerset countryside. Now in its 4th year, riders can choose from a 10, 25, 50, 75 or 100 mile distance. The charity hopes to raise over £7,500 to fund patient care. To enter call 01934 423960 or visit www. Entry starts at £5.

Sun 4 Aug. Weston-super-Mare. Traditional bandstand music. All Sundays in August as well as August Bank Holiday Monday . 2.30pm to 4.30pm, Grove Park Bandstand, Grove Park. With Des Henlys Strummers and Singers. Info from John Horler, Grove Park Café. Tel: 07952 943855.

Sun 4 Aug. Wrington. Football match. Torquay United visit The Rec for a friendly against the village team. KO 2pm. The Recreation Field, Silver Street BS40 5QN There’s a special programme to mark the event. Barbeque plus tea/coffee, raffle and bar open at 1pm. Mr Jon Pike CEO of Somerset FA will be attending to mark the club’s 125th season.

Wed 7 Aug. Wells. Farmers’ Market. 9am- 2.30pm. Market Place. Lots of local produce.

Thu 8-Sat 11. Bristol. Ballon Fiesta. Ashton Court, Bristol. Pay to enter car park or on foot it is free. Large scale event with hotair balloon ascents at 6am and 6pm, plus night glows, live music, displays, stalls, fun fair, model planes and real planes. Or watch it from Bedminster

Strawberry Line Times August 2013

Down on the A38 and avoid the traffic jams. For more info:

Fri 9 Aug. Winscombe. Gin tasting event. At the Wine Shop by the library. 7pm. Call: 01934 708312.

Sat 10-Sun 18 Aug. Bath. Folk festival. Various venues with sessions, workshops and concerts. For more:

Sat 10 Aug. Congresbury. Book Sale. 9am- 1pm. War Memorial Hall. A wide selection of good quality books, jigsaw puzzles, dvd’s, cd’s and talking books

Sat 10 Aug. Congresbury. Coffee Morning. 10am-12noon. Methodist Hall. In aid of the village defibrillator fund. Catch up with the gossip and meet friends - and pop out for a book over the road.

Sat-Sun 10-11 Aug. Cranmore. Days Out with Thomas. East Somerset Railway. Family ticket £52. “Sir Topham Hatt, the Fat Controller” will keep Thomas in order. Thomas says he always enjoys his time at the East Somerset Railway and he will be up to his usual tricks this year and is looking forward to meeting you on the platform. http://www.eastsomersetrailway. com/

Sun 11 Aug. Priddy. Church abseil and zip wire event. Help raise cash for the Mendip church by taking part in an abseil down the tower. 12-5pm. Skittles, food, drink, grand draw, stalls, minimum age for abseil/zip wire 7 years - special price for families. Tel 01749 870423. Email

Wed 14 Aug. Wells. Farmers’ Market. 9am- 2.30pm. Market Place. Lots of local produce.

Sat 16 Aug. Cheddar. Farmers’ Market. 10am- Entertainment: the Somerset Showcase is on Sat 24 August 25

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2pm. Cheddar Garden Centre on the Draycott Road. New setting for popular market.

Sun 17 Aug. Cheddar. Flower show. Fairlands School. 2-5pm.

Sun 17 Aug. Banwell. Concert at the parish church. Cheddar Male Choir with soloist Zoe Maitland. 7.30pm. Tickets £8 from the Church or Geoff Andrews on 01934 833403.

Tue 20 Aug. Street. Opera on screen at Strode Continued

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