The Balsall Common Olympian Summer Gala Saturday 23rd June


With the prospect of another jubilee party some decades away, it’s back to business as usual in the village: it’s time for Balsall Common’s Annual Summer Gala!

It takes place at Balsall Common Primary School on Saturday 23rd June from 1.30pm until 4.30pm. , and promises to be a fun afternoon out for everyone in the village with the bonus of raising money in support of the education of local children.

This exciting event is organised by the school’s Parent Teacher Association; a registered charity.  This year’s theme is  – what else? – The Olympics. The gala will as always feature many attractions and stalls. There will also be refreshments –  Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, cakes, candyfloss and popcorn – all offered at reasonable prices.

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Complete Cricket for kids in Balsall Common during School holidays

Cricket and fitness coaching is coming to Balsall Common’s Heart of England School in a big way this summer as Complete Cricket, led by head Coach David Smith and former Warwickshire professional Jamie Spires, deliver their exciting high quality holiday sessions to youngsters in the village.


The Complete Cricket experience is designed to cover a full week, but with the option to attend ‘one-off’ days, kicking off with skills and drills for batting, bowling, fielding, wicketkeeping and general fitness, to net sessions, all designed to build participants towards the excitement of a 20/20 day  on Thursday and World Cup Day on Friday.

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