The soul train rumbles through Balsall Common


The soul train is due in at the Railway Inn next to Berkswell station this Friday (22nd March 2013), with its’ usual mix of tunes from the 60s right through to the 90s.


The Slater boys are on it again with their funky mobile Rumours Soul Suite from 8:30pm and as usual entry is free.


Note: The Railway Inn will be holding a cancer charity quiz on 6th April and the organisers are seeking prize donations from kind hearted souls. Please check out this story for details:


Balsall Common fundraisers plea




Cheltenham Gold Cup comes to Balsall Common

The Brickmakers Arms, Station Road, Balsall Common
The Brickmakers Arms, Station Road, Balsall Common

The family-run Brickmakers Arms pub on Station Road in Balsall Common brings back their annual Cheltenham Gold Cup Day, where punters get to have a tot and flutter in front of a fine day’s racing and pork batches.


The Brickmakers Arms is a traditional 17th Century Pub with Cask Marque Award status, with adjoining Bed and Breakfast facilities. The pub is also family-friendly and allows children on the premises until 7pm. Dogs are welcome too.

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Mothering Sunday at the White Horse Balsall Common

The White Horse on Kenilworth Road in Balsall Common has been preparing for Mothers Day and is inviting people t come along and select from their specially prepared two or three course menu options, which also caters for children under 12.


We’ve been provided with a sneaky-peak at this Sunday’s Mother’s Day special at the link below, why not take a look:


Mothers Day 2013 – The White Horse Balsall Common.




Dress to Kill this New Year’s Eve in Balsall Common

Railway Inn parties - always shakin' not stirred

Balsall Common’s Railway Inn on Station Road is planning an Iconic Bond themed night for their New Year’s Eve Party complete with mini-casino experience.


Partygoers can expect another of the Railway’s gargantuan and studiously prepared gourmet buffets, alongside the usual party music.


Dress code: Iconic Bond – Dress to Kill
Parking: Vehicles with ejector seats only
Tickets: Advanced sales £15 from the venue up until Christmas Day, after which tickets will be £20, subject to availability.


The Railway Inn can be found at next to Berkswell Station at 547 Station Road Balsall Common, Coventry CV7 7EF. For enquiries call 01676 533 284.