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See here for local events and activities posted (not chronologically) below the calendar, feel free to comment on them if you like. Also click here for regular events, activities and users of the Coronation and Jubilee Halls (also for Hall Bookings and information) and here is What's On @ The Halls and  What's on in North Somerset or Visit Somerset Official Tourism website 

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Latest Posts

Remembrance Service Grove Park 2019

Posted on 10th November, 2019




Sunday 10 November - Remembrance parade and service in Grove Park from 10am-11:30am, a schedule can be seen at Visit Weston Super Mare:

  • 10:00 Royal British Legion members gather at the High Streets, Scouts and Guides to meet at Italian Gardens
  • 10:20 Parade assembles including marching band, ready to proceed.
  • 10:25 Parade begins from High Street to Grove Park
  • 10:35 Parade procession arrives at Grove Park
  • 10:55 Mayor and Civic party guests leave Grove House and service begins by War Memorials by Grove House
  • 11:00 Two-minute silence begins
  • 11:05 Wreath-laying at War Memorial base by Grove House

 The event was streamed live as seen below (commentary starts at approx 15:45mins):




See also BOB's Remembrance page.


The 2018 Remembrance Service can be seen here.

Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir in Bleadon

Posted on 22nd October, 2019

An evening from Wales: Traditional Welsh hymns, folk songs, musicals and pop songs presented by Tredegar Orpheus Male Voice Choir at Bleadon Parish Church, BS24 0PG on Friday 25 October 2019 at 7:30pm.


Admittance : £5 (pay on the door)



Community Cinema Night featuring The Goonies

Posted on 7th October, 2019


Community Cinema Night Wednesday 9th October starts at 6:30pm at the Church of St. Peter & St Pauls Bleadon, featuring the 1985 adventure classic The Goonies.


Bring your own pillow to enjoy the movie.


For more information email curatewebb@gmail.com



Harvest Festival Sunday 20th October 2019

Posted on 30th September, 2019

Harvest Festival: Sunday 20th October 2019


Harvest Festival: service of Thanksgiving, 10:15am in the church.

All welcome. No ticket required. As an act of thanksgiving, during this service we will be collecting donations of non-perishable food and or money to be given to the food bank at the Healthy Living Centre.


Harvest Lunch: 12 noon for 12:30pm in the Coronation Hall.

A hot lunch: Somerset Chicken or Vegetable Wellington with Roast Potatoes, hot veg and trifle to follow.


£12 per ticket (Children under 10, £4 per ticket)

Bar and Raffle available. Musical entertainment included.


Booking essential. Please phone 01934 813 314 for tickets.

Community Gardening in the Churchyard Update

Posted on 17th August, 2019


An update from Rev Tim Erridge:


"In June, July and August it has been a joy to welcome new helpers at our "Churchyard working group" mornings. It is good to get to know local people whilst working together. If you have not yet joined in and want to, please do. If you need more info, please contact Tim on revtimerridge@gmail.com or 01934 815 404.


We have planted up previously overgrown grave plots and the splash of colour makes so much difference. Thank you to Bleadon in Bloom for providing plants.


We are pleased to see that an ornamental prunus which was mistakenly cut back very hard is now shooting strongly from the base and may even be better off long term of the mistake!


We are planning to be working together on 14th Sept, 5th Oct and 2nd Nov (All Saturdays from 10am to 12noon) Do come along and join in. Bring gloves and secateurs if you have them, but if not just bring yourself.


There are also still plots available for adoption. This means planting / tidying a specific plot at a time to suit you. Please ask if you would like to adopt.


Thank you for all your help so far and we look forward to working together again soon."

Open Tower - See Bleadon from the Top

Posted on 17th August, 2019

See Bleadon from the Top!

Bleadon Church Open Tower 2019

14 July

11 August

08 & 14 September

Plus ground level tea and cake. Some safety restrictions apply to ttower access, e.g. children under 8 are welome but can NOT go up the tower for safety reasons. Sorry!


For more details please see: www.bleadonchurch.co.uk


As posted on Facebook:


"IMPORTANT NOTICE! Due to severe weather warnings for this weekend we are postponing the Bleadon Country Sports Show. It will now be held on the 31st of August.


We are sorry if there is any inconvenience but your safety is important to us and we don’t feel happy that people could be travelling in high sided vehicles or that articles blowing around the show ground could cause injury to people or animals.


Please come on the 31st when we will make an extra special effort to welcome you and your animals/horses, ponies, dogs. You will have more time now to pamper the teddies and practice your skills with a wheelbarrow and a sheaf! Please Share x"


Bentley Effect Film at Axbridge Cinema

Posted on 9th July, 2019



The Bentley Effect, by Brendan Shoebridge showing at the Roxy Cinema, 36 High Street, Axbridge, BS26 2AF on Monday 15 July 2019 at 7:30pm. Entrance £3.


The fight against fracking needed a hero. Over 10,000 people put their hands up.


This film has been quoted as "Hopeful and tearful, funny and poignant", "Grassroots community activism at its best".


"Exploration feelers have been put out in Bleadon, there are PEDL licences all down the coast, now is the time to show that there is no social licence for fracking and unconventional oil and gas exploration in our area.

If you missed this film last time around make sure you catch it this time. A great chance to watch this inspirational film of peaceful protest, at a time when we need to be inspired. Come and bring your friends.

We need that people power now.


We look forward to seeing you in Axbridge's iconic cinema."

BPC Bleadon in Bloom Judging Day

Posted on 4th July, 2019


The following was posted on the Bleadon Acting Together facebook page. 

Bleadon Parish Council's Bleadon in Bloom project - Judging Day


8th July 2018 is Bleadon in Bloom Judging Day. Come to the Jubilee Room at 1pm to meet the Judges.


Bring some food to share for a "pot luck" buffet. Between now and the, please be extra diligent and pick up litter, keep the kerbs tidy and banish the dog poo!!


Bleadon PC, Coronation Hall, Coronation Road, Bleadon B24 0PG 07453 358 318


Link to previous blog

Climate Change What to do

Posted on 2nd July, 2019



Extinction Rebellion meeting.


Climate Change: Heading for Extinction (and what to do about it). Tuesday 9th July 7:30-9:30pm, The Bell Inn, Banwell.


Stuart Riggs and Rebekah West of Extinction Rebellion will talk about the latest climate science and where we are heading, discuss the current psychology around climate change, and OFFER SOLUTIONS through the study of social movements.


Dr. Richard Lawson of Frack Free North Somerset will also give an update on the risk of drilling in Bleadon.  This is a free event, drinks will be available from the bar.