Vulcan bomber to make historic Balsall Common flyover?

The 60th anniversary of the Vulcan bomber could see the historic aeroplane fly very close to Balsall Common tomorrow (Saturday 29th September 2012), when it flies between Coventry and Birmingham International Airports. The potential flyover, estimated to take place somewhere around 3pm, is all part of a multi-legged commemorative 3 hour flight.

 
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Berkswell Museum open to the public from tomorrow

Berkswell Museum opens its doors to the public on 1st May until October. If you’ve never ventured down there you are missing a treat – a 16th century cottage which chronicles local history as local as it can get, from local celebrities to a snapshot of local life in days gone by. This year there will be a special exhibition featuring the celebration of the Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth ll.

 

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Balsall Common ‘Village Fete and Party in the Park’ planned for Queen’s Jubilee

The Balsall Common Lions have teamed up with residents and local clubs, groups, businesses and charities to stage a Queen’s Jubilee Party on its’ designated National Holiday day on Tuesday 5th June 2012.

 

The event team, led by Lions President Marie-Louise Marsden are working on a ‘Party in the Park’ style event earmarked to take place at the Lant sports ground on Meeting House Lane in Balsall Common. The family event, which will have many attractions including live tribute bands, is expected to run from early afternoon and onwards into the evening.  Marie-Louise said:

 

“We’re really keen to put on a party that will stay in people’s memories for many years to come. We have been delighted with the response from village organisations. We are keen to hear from anyone who would like to help either with their own stall or who has a couple of hours free on the day to help run the event.”
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