Motown Midsummer Ball comes to Berkswell’s Nailcote Hall


The stunning Nailcote Hall is holding a Motown Midsummer Ball this Saturday 15th June in its’ purpose-built party marquee. The impressive permanent party-structure is fully air-conditioned and provides the perfect setting for this ‘Black-tie’ Motown celebration, with live music courtesy of the talented Fantastics, followed by Franco’s after-show disco.


Nailcote Hall is a vital cog in Berkswell and Balsall Common’s local economy, employing over 60 staff, the majority of which are local.


Information about tickets for this Saturday’s Motown special can be found at Nailcote Hall’s website here:


Nailcote Hall Events page




Golf: Open tournament at Nailcote Hall offers route to National Champs


The magnificent Nailcote Hall in Berkswell hosts its’ ladies and mens Open Par 3 Championship this Sunday (9th June 2013) where the winner gains entry into the Farmfoods National Par 3 Championships with £100,000 prize-money at the same venue in August.


The winner will get to play on a tournament card on 7th and 8th August that includes golfing luminaries such as Sam Torrance and Ian Woosnam.


For more information about the event and the chance to apply for last minute entry visit the tournament webpage here:


The same opportunity to play at the full National tournament is available to juniors via a separate open competition on to be held at Nailcote on Sunday 23rd June.




Golf: Play the British Par 3 Championship course at Nailcote Hall


In addition to being a popular venue for weddings, parties and corporate events, picturesque Nailcote Hall in Berkswell is home to the increasingly well-known par 3 Cromwell golf course. The challenging course has has won praise from such luminaries as golfing legend Ian Woosnam; former 6-times Ryder Cup star Brian Barnes and celebrity golfers such as Manchester United legend Peter Schmeichel and all-time golfing great Tony Jacklin CBE who testifies:


“Nailcote is a true test of short game ability”.

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St Patrick’s Day Party at Berkswell’s Nailcote Hall


The folk at Berkswell’s Nailcote Hall are kicking off the St Patricks Day celebrations two days early with their big bash this Friday (15th March). The fun-packed party with obligatory Irish flavour & a whole lot more, courtesy of live band ‘The Boys Next Door’.


Nailcote Hall is not only a fabulous location with its’ own fabulous 9 hole Par 3 golf course, but one of Balsall and Berkswell’s biggest employers with around 60 staff on the books, most of whom live locally.


Tickets for the St Patrick’s Day event are £35.00 per person, including 4 course meal and entertainment, or £32.50 per person with bookings of 10 persons or more. Call Nailcote Hall on 02476 466174 to book places.




Berkswell’s Nailcote Hall to host major televised golf event


The popular Farmfoods British Par 3 Championship returns to Nailcote Hall again in 2013, with an incredible prize fund of £100,000 on offer to professional competitors, doubling the prize-fund from 2012. The Sky cameras will be there, along with crowds which numbered around 5000 in 2012, for Europe’s most prestigious Par 3 tournament as it celebrates its 80th anniversary in the glorious surroundings of Nailcote’s stunningly revamped Cromwell course.


Owner Rick Cressman’s continuous course improvements – including the introduction of new landscaping and water-hazards in early 2012 – have won glowing endorsements from professional players. Nailcote’s golf course is fast-becoming less of a secret what with current and former professionals, as well as a host of celebrities, now willingly endorsing the course in the same breath as Augusta as one of the best short-form courses in the world. Indeed six-times Ryder Cup player Brian Barnes went a step further when he pitched Nailcote at a level without equal when he described the Cromwell course as:


“A gem of a short course, Augusta does not compare with it [Nailcote]”.



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