Things to do in and around Nailsea this Spring

Things to do in and around Nailsea this Spring

The winter is now coming to an end and the days are getting longer… it’s official, spring is on its way!

There are plenty of things in and around Nailsea to do this spring. In this article for Nailsea Town, we have put together some of the best upcoming events, activities and clubs for everyone to get involved in.

Nailsea Choral Society Concert

March 25th 2023 – 7:30pm

The Nailsea Choral Society are holding their annual spring concert on Saturday March 25th 2023, 7:30pm at Nailsea Methodist Church. Tickets are £15, and £8 for under 18s.

The music for their next performance will be based on the theme of ‘time’, with pieces by Henry VIII, Ford, Greene and Parry, and the feature being Bob Chilcott’s Dances of Time. If you are interested in attending the concert, check out the Nailsea Choral Society website for more information

Alternatively, if you are wanting to explore your passion for singing this year, the choir are looking for new members with all vocal abilities.

The group meet every Tuesday nights at 7:30pm in Christ Church, Nailsea.

Find out more about the Nailsea Choral Society here >

Running Clubs

As the lighter evenings get closer, it is the perfect opportunity to take up running. There are a number of local schemes to help you reach your goals.

Parkrun partnered with Vitality, are community events for all abilities. Whether you want to walk, jog, run or volunteer, these local park runs are a great way to get engaged with your community, meet new people, and get healthy.

Ashton Court, Bristol

The Ashton Court parkrun takes place every Saturday at 9:00am in the beautiful Ashton Court Estate. With tarmac, stone and gravel paths, the venue provides a year-round running surface.

Find out more information about the Ashton Court parkrun here>

Clevedon Salthouse Fields Parkrun

The Clevedon course takes place along the Clevedon Sea Front every Saturday at 9:00am. The course spans from the marine lake and runs along the beach past the bandstand. It is free to enter, all you need to do is register.

Find out more about the Clevedon Salthouse Fields Park Run >

Join the Nailsea Running Club

Whether you are an absolute beginner who has just started running or a marathon runner, the Nailsea Running Club has the catch phrase ‘leaving no runner behind’.

The club meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm at the Nailsea and Backwell Rugby Club. The club offers beginner courses for adults, regular socials, and races.

If you are interested in joining the Nailsea Running club check out their website or Facebook page.

Model Railway Show

25th – 26th March 2023

This annual exhibition features layouts, traders, and societies from the Nailsea and District Model Railway Club. Whether you are new train enthusiast or a long-time train lover, this show is for you!

This year’s show will be held in Nailsea School. Admission for adults is £8, Children £2, and families £18.

Find out more about the Model Railway Club on their website or Facebook page.

Beer & Cider Festival

7th – 9th July 2023

A staple in the local calendar, this event attracts visitors from all over the South West. With more than 160 beers and ciders, visitors will be spoilt for choice, alongside Pimm’s and a selection of signature gins and wines.

In recent years the festival has helped to raise more than £150,000 for local charities; in 2019, the Great Western Air Ambulance received £20,000 from festival donations.

If you would like to attend or sponsor the event find out more on their website >

Events at Tyntesfield

The local National Trust location has a wealth of activities for everyone, whether you are interested in exploring local history or trying out a new activity.

From Stargazing with the Bristol Astronomical Society to an introduction to green woodworking, there is something for everyone at Tyntesfield.

Learn more about the latest events and activities available at Tyntesfield >

Nailsea Carnival & Fayre

1st July 2023

The Nailsea Carnival & Fayre is organised by the 1st Nailsea Scouts. This annual spectacle of beautiful and colourful floats will process through the streets of Nailsea finishing at Millennium Park.

The afternoon will conclude with a fayre, dancing, children’s rides and more.

Stay in the loop with updates of the carnival by following the carnival Facebook page >

Local Walks

With warmer weather on the horizon and the evenings getting lighter and longer, this is the perfect time to get out and about in the local area.

Whether you enjoy a nature reserve, exploring the woodlands, learning about history or are looking for an adventure, learn more about the best walks in Nailsea >

Here at Nailsea Town we are committed to developing our local community. If you have a local festival, event, market or club you would like to promote through our website, get in touch.

Theatre stages open day celebration

20th May 2023

People in Nailsea have a chance to peek inside their local home of drama as it marks its diamond jubilee.

The town’s Little Theatre celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

And as part of its festivities it will throw open the doors of its Union Street home on Saturday May 20 (2pm to 5pm).

The aim is to give people a chance to look behind the scenes, chat to the volunteers who keep the theatre running and see where its three yearly shows – plus visiting performances – are put together.

Visitors will get tea and cake, too!

The open afternoon comes as the Little Theatre prepares for the final show of its 2022/23 season, Amanda Whittington’s hilarious and poignant ‘Ladies Down Under’.

Isobel Williams’ production will be on stage from Monday 5 to Saturday 10 June.

Visit NTC Online to find out more and buy tickets at £12 – or phone 0777 298 1037

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