£100 up for grabs to winners of Railway’s Got Talent Balsall Common Jubilee Special

Jubilee Celebrations at the Railway Inn Balsall Common


There’s been some interesting sights at the Railway Inn over the last few days as they prepare for their Jubilee celebrations on Tuesday 5th June, what with plans for the arrival of an outdoor stage to house headline act The Fortunes and people littered about practicing for their shows in their ‘Railway’s Got Talent’ competition.


There’s £100 up for grabs to the winners of the talent competition and outdoor facilities are being prepared front and back of house, including plans to house 60s/70s pop legends The Fortunes on an outdoor stage in the car park next to Berkswell Station from 8:30pm.


Doors at the Railway will open at midday, with Rumours Roadshow Disco and MC from 2pm onwards playing music and introducing acts/activities.

  • 2pm – Rumours Roadshow disco & MC
  • 4pm – Railway’s Got Talent (heats)
  • 6-8pm – Christy Pepper – popular Coventry and district singer
  • 8-8:30pm – Railways Got Talent Final (£100 Winner’s Prize)
  • 8:30-10:30 – The Fortunes (the Birmingham-based band enjoyed hits galore in the 60s/70s)
  • 10:30pm until close MarkOne Disco and Karaoke


St John’s Ambulance members will be keeping a watchful eye on proceedings too.


Attractions include:
Burger van and additional outdoor bar on the rear patio garden, hog roast, ice cream and grand raffle with flatscreen TV for 1st prize. All proceeds from the raffle will be passed onto the Acorns and St John’s Ambulance charities.

The Railway Inn

Address: Railway Inn. 547 Station Road; Balsall Common; Coventry; CV7 7EF.
Tel enquiries: 01676 533284 (please quote BalsallCom.Com)

Date: Tuesday 5th June 2012

Pop legends The Fortunes to headline Jubilee celebrations at Balsall Common’s Railway Inn/