Get involved in Balsall Common’s biggest show of the year

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14

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50 stalls | 2 outdoor stages | Live Bands | Balsall’s Got the Voice Finals (winner gets a recording contract) | bouncy slides and rides | Arena Displays | Dog Display | Dog Show | Children’s Go-Karts | Fun Run | Mini Fun Runs | Pop-Up Diners | Licensed Premises | Ice Cream | Children’s and Toddlers Entertainment | — Saturday 20th September (The Lant)

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Recording contract up for grabs for Festival talent winner

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common Festvial takes place at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014
Balsall Common Festvial takes place at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014

Organisers of this year’s Balsall Common Festival have raised the stakes of their inaugural talent competition, ‘Balsall’s Got the Voice’, by putting a 12 month recording and management contract up for grabs to the ultimate winner, courtesy of new music Company Brumbeat Music Ltd.,

 

Festival Chairman Craig Burgess explains:

 

“We were surprised at the high standard of our first group of qualifiers and wanted to go out and find a prize worth fighting for. We’re delighted that Brumbeat Music were similarly impressed and put an amazing offer on the table for one lucky winner.”

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Organisers release discount tickets for Balsall Common Festival

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14

Heavily discounted advanced tickets for this year’s Balsall Common Festival go on sale at local shops from tomorrow (Friday 1st August). Balsall Common Pharmacy and Angela Jaynes Florist have taken delivery of tickets for the event at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014.

 

The event carries a wide roster of family-friendly entertainments, with fete, market, arena acts, local music talent finals, a wide variety of live music including a visit from Andy Bennett of Ocean Colour Scene repute. The festival also incorporates Balsall Common’s inaugural Fun Run, co-ordinated by The Lily Mae Foundation.

 

The evening live music entertainment on the Main Stage, sponsored by Nailcote Hall will run from 6pm until the show ends at 9pm.

 

For a full preview of the latest roster – which is updated regularly – go here:

 

Balsall Common Festival Preview

 

How to get discount tickets

 

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Advanced ticket prices

 

£5 family (£10 on gate)
£2 adult (£5 gate)
£1 child (£2 gate)

 

 

 

Official Sales Outlets

 

Angela Jaynes Florist, 209 Station Road, Balsall Common, Coventry, CV7 7FE
Balsall Common Pharmacy, 192-198 Station Road, Coventry CV7 7FD

 

 

 

Balsall Common Festival plans unfolding at a pace

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14

The Balsall Festival on Saturday 20th September 2014, will be hosted for the first time across two sites in the village as follows:

 

Running Order (provisional)

 

12:00 noon – Senior Fun Run – Heart of England School
12:30pm – Main Festival Showground opens – The Lant (Meeting House Lane)
12:30pm – BWR Roadshow with Liam Sawyer Karl Loxley and others
2:00pm – Grand Opening with special guests
2:15pm – Stage 2 – Local Music Talent Finals
4:45pm – Party in the Park – The Lant (Meeting House Lane)
4:45pm – Local Music Talent Winner’s performance (Main Stage)
5:00pm – Andy Bennett (Ocean Colour Scene)

 

Party in the Park (Entertainment Partners – Nailcote Hall)

 

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6:15pm – Briefcase Blues Brothers
7:15pm – Covers Band
8:15pm – 80s tribute
9:00pm – close

 

Return of the Big Stage

 

Our superb audio visual set  will be delivered once again by Event Partners Avion TSL
Our superb audio visual set will be delivered once again by Event Partners Avion TSL

Event Partners Avion TSL:

 

Entertainment and Attractions

• Senior Fun Run (Heart of England School) – Lily Mae Foundation)
• Mini Fun Runs (The Lant – Lily Mae Foundation)
• 2 entertainment stages
• Local Music Talent Contest Finals
• Live Music (Andy Bennett from Ocean Colour Scene; Briefcase Blues Brothers; covers band; 80s section)
• Sports
• Fete and Market
• Children’s Entertainment
• Bouncy Castle and Children’s Rides
• Paddy Doyle World Record Challenge (subject to World Record body approval)
• Dog Show (Mogz and Dogz)
• Competitions
• Grand Raffle
• Traditional Festival Refreshments
• Licensed premises
• Barbecue
• Hot and cold food

 

Enter the Fun Run

Enter the Fun Run – coOrdinated by The Lily Mae Foundation – at this web-link:

 

www.lilymaefoundation.org/funrun/

 

Anyone wishing to get involved in any other elements of this year’s event is invited to contact Craig Burgess via craig.bcfestival @ tsunamail.com <== remove spaces to send (anti-spam policy).  

Advertising Partner – Acorn Printing

 

Acorn Printing Ltd
Acorn Printing Ltd

 

Acorn Printing are big supporters in the community for community events and have backed this year’s event with advertising support.

 

http://acorn-printing.co.uk