Nearby: Weston-Super-Mare


The Category Weston-Super-Mare is a subset of Somerset. Look at that broader Category to find a List of the Titles of all the Organizers, Performers and Venues associated with Weston-Super-Mare which have so far been described in this Directory. Clicking on a Title will link you to the Entity's Full Record.


In contrast, the following Entities do not (currently) have Records in 'Open Concerts and Recitals'. Here, clicking on a Title of interest should link you to a relevant external Website (or Facebook Page):

- Axbridge Singers

- Bold Brass

- Somerset Choral Society

- Weston Brass



'A charity which is an oasis of musical excellence ... Churchill Music! promotes five concerts each year, given by top professionals at affordable prices. The Concert Series runs in conjunction with Young Churchill Music! where national and international musicians present workshops and conduct innovative projects in primary and secondary school in addition to working with community groups. Churchill Music! also holds an annual Young Musician of the Year Competition for students at Churchill Academy ...'



‘Established in September 2012 the Music Education Partnership: North Somerset (MEP:NS) is the Arts Council England funded body that brings together the work of a family of music and music education providers who can support young people in North Somerset. It is North Somerset’s “Music Education Hub” charged with delivering the core and extension roles described in the National Plan for Music Education (NPME).’



‘The Competitive Festival is for performers from the local community and beyond, playing traditional acoustic instruments and in the case of Speech & Drama and Vocal performances, using the natural voice without the use of microphones. The aim of the Festival is to give performers the opportunity to perform in publicly in local venues, to listen and learn from other performers and receive help and encouragement from professional adjudicators accredited by the British Federation, who themselves are performers as well as being teachers and examiners.’ Held Early May.



‘Why not come along to the Weston Organ and Keyboard Club? Our Concerts are open to the public and you are more than welcome to attend, have a great evening‘s entertainment with music played on top of the range Electronic Organs and Keyboards by the best players. You do not have to join the Club. Anyone is welcome to attend.’



‘A friendly group of people with a shared interest in a wide range of recorded music ... The desire of the society is to increase members' knowledge and appreciation of music by arranging presentations by visiting speakers and its own members.‘



‘Chamber choir for singers in North Somerset and Bristol. We are experienced singers and confident at singing in small ensembles. We specialise in performing beautiful unexplored early music to a very high standard. We sing a wide variety of music from 1500 to the present day, but our focus on lesser known masters of the 17th and 18th centuries is what makes us different.’



‘Formed in 1998 as a unique partnership with the RAFA, who are the band’s sponsors, to help raise funds for Royal Air Forces Association Charities. The Band quickly established itself as a fine Concert Band, which is much in demand. All the musicians are volunteers, some have served in the Forces; some are ex-pro players; some teachers, but most are civilian players who enjoy making music together ... You don’t have to have served in the Royal Air Force or other Forces to become a member of the Band!’



‘A unique combination of concert choir and church choir, based on the north slopes of the Mendips in Somerset, England ... The choir comprises 30-40 singers ... New singers are welcome, subject to audition, and would generally be expected to demonstrate an ability to read music.’



‘A ladies choir based in Weston-Super-Mare ... in 2014. We sing a wide variety of music from Abba to Rutter, songs from the shows, Disney, and classical, so there’s something for everyone. Reharsals are great fun and hard work and the camaraderie between members is second to none. We are very welcoming to new members.’

Category:Ladies Choirs


'Founded as Winscombe Orchestra in 1974 with 10 players, is now a full and thriving orchestra. We usually perform four programmes a year in Sidcot, Yatton and Clevedon. We are entirely self-funding, and also contribute to charitable causes ... New players of appropriate standard are welcomed and supported; some may be experienced orchestral players, while for others this may be a new experience.'


‘We are a four-part (SATB) choir open to all ages from 14 years upwards. Currently we are around 60 voices. Membership is open to all abilities. There is no audition, no test of musical ability, only enthusiasm is required! If you think you might enjoy singing, why not try us out? ... We give full concerts twice a year, in late Autumn and the Spring, in addition to singing at various times in the community.’



Formed 1958: ‘We currently have two orchestras, with an average combined membership of around 65, to meet the varying ages and abilities of our members: * The Junior Orchestra (Grades 1 - 5) has an approximate age range of 7 - 15 years; * The Senior Orchestra (Grade 5+) has an approximate age range of 12 - 21 years ... A team of local professional musicians help coach and mentor the orchestra on a weekly basis ... We usually perform around four concerts each year both within Weston-super-Mare and other local communities ... Our concert repertoire is taken from our library containing over 500 works and ranges from popular classical standards to film scores and selections from well-known musicals. Members with a high standard of performance are also encouraged to perform as soloists’.


Formed 2010: ‘Professional and amateur musicians sitting side by side and giving their time freely for the love of making music ... The Band primarily performs well known music ranging from, standard swing tunes, stage and screen and popular hits from the 20th century. Our aim is very much to entertain our audiences whilst providing harmonious and sometimes challenging music for our players ... We are happy to perform formal concerts, fetes, garden parties, proms, festivals etc. throughout the area — please contact us with your specific requirements’.




New Theatre open in 1969 after the previous theatre was destroyed in 'the worst fire in Weston since the Second World War ... For the first time Weston had a theatre that could easily stage a wide variety of productions, from ballet and music to opera and drama ...'


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