Community Bonfire tickets now on sale

This year’s Lions Club and Sports Association Grand Charity Bonfire will take place on Saturday 7 November.  It will be held in the same place as last year, the Lant Sports Ground, Meeting House Lane.

Advance tickets are on sale now at Angela Jayne’s Florist, the A1 Motorist Shop, and Oakes Farm Shop. 

Year 12 pupils at the Heart of England School have been busy working on a magnificent five panel mural based on the film Inside Out. Please do arrive before the bonfire is lit for your chance to see the artwork before it goes up in flames! 

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Organisers would love to see as many guys in the competition as possible so get busy making them! Please bring your entries along between 12noon and 2pm or after 5pm on the 7th November.

Timetable
6:00pm – Gates open
6:30pm – Guy Competition – Judges verdict
7:00pm – Bonfire lit
7:30pm – Fireworks
8:00pm – Raffle Draw
 
All times are approximate

Ticketing

Advance family tickets*: £15 (includes 2 adults and up to 3 children)
Advance individual tickets: £6 adult; £3 child
 
Gate fees: Adult £7; Accompanied child £3
 
Note: There will be no family tickets available for sale at the gates.
 

Official Ticket Outlets
 
Angela Jaynes Florist
Oakes Farm Shop
A1 Motorist Shop
 
 
 
Public Health Notice: No sparklers or private fireworks to be brought on site.
Public information: Limited parking.
Local residents are invited to keep this Lions event’s tradition and walk.

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Last few tickets remain for musical charity night

A night of musical miscellany is aiming to hit the right note on Saturday 5 September at St Peters Hall.

Presented by Simply Purple and friends, the evening is in aid of the Lily Mae Foundation and the Little Ray of Sunshine cafe.

Tickets are £12.50 and include a hot supper. The event starts at 7:30pm

There are only a few tickets left so if you’d like to go please contact janwhittlesey@yahoo.co.uk or call 01676 534407 asap.

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Support Solihull Age UK this Autumn

Solihull Age UK have a number of great fundraising events this Autumn.

First off, a couple of afternoon tea events will host guest speakers to inform and entertain.

The first event will welcome Bill Farnsworth to the new Marco’s Italian restaurant at the Holiday Inn, Birmingham Airport on Friday September 25 from 2:30 – 4pm. Bill has an interesting story to tell about how he gained an appetite for catering, which saw him working at The Savoy, London. The talk also includes the history of The Savoy and its various characters, as well as facts about its neighbour, The Savoy Theatre.

Secondly, Peter Hawthorne will be doing a talk about The Dickin Medal at Hogarths, Four Ashes Road, Solihull on 14 November from 1pm – 3pm. The Dickin medal is the highest award given to animals for bravery in war and Peter will be telling some inspiring stories.

Both Events are priced at £15 each with tickets available only in advance by calling 0121 704 3361 or by emailing events@ageuksolihull.org.uk

If you fancy testing your general knowledge, why not go along to their quiz event on Wednesday 23 September at Wetherspoons, The Assembly Rooms, Poplar Rd, Solihull. Arrive at 7:30pm for a 8pm start. Entry fee is £5 per person with teams of 6 people maximum. Call 0121 704 3361 to book your place. No mobile phones!

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All proceeds for the events go to support the valuable work of Solihull AgeUK. All money raised in Solihull, stays in Solihull. For more information, visit their website.

Summer Beach Party at the Railway Inn

BBQ and live music-fest at The Railway Inn

It’s Beach Party time this Saturday (15th August 2015) as everything goes outside for the Railway Inn’s annual live music and Party-fest.

The Railway Inn’s summer parties next to Berkswell railway station are a popular feature in the village calendar, with this year’s event enjoying the now traditional outdoor stage and tented bar-space front-of-house to compliment the usual weekend scenes.