Heavily discounted advanced tickets for this year’s Balsall Common Festival go on sale at local shops from tomorrow (Friday 1st August). Balsall Common Pharmacy and Angela Jaynes Florist have taken delivery of tickets for the event at The Lant on Saturday 20th September 2014.
The event carries a wide roster of family-friendly entertainments, with fete, market, arena acts, local music talent finals, a wide variety of live music including a visit from Andy Bennett of Ocean Colour Scene repute. The festival also incorporates Balsall Common’s inaugural Fun Run, co-ordinated by The Lily Mae Foundation.
The evening live music entertainment on the Main Stage, sponsored by Nailcote Hall will run from 6pm until the show ends at 9pm.
For a full preview of the latest roster – which is updated regularly – go here:
A star-studded Berkswell side containing two former internationals went clear at the top of the Premier Division of the world-famous Birmingham & District League at Meeting House Lane yesterday, despite their game being abandoned due to rain, thanks to bonus points earned whilst dominating their top of the table clash against visitors West Bromwich.
Berkswell now stand alone at the head of a league that boasts the best club sides from across Warwickshire, The West Midlands, Worcestershire, Staffordshire and Shropshire.
Berkswell’s official scorer Trevor Jordan reports on yesterday’s abandoned game:
Birmingham and District Premier League – Premier Division
Berkswell 80-0 (9 points) v West Bromwich Dartmouth 117 all out (5 points) – (Match abandoned)
Berkswell British Legion is showing World Cup football on the big screen tonight as England take on Uruguay.
The Legion is on a community-embracing membership drive at the moment and welcomes new visitors, to come and sign-in as guests of a member to view the facilities, enjoy a drink and this summer’s World Cup atmosphere.
Balsall Common Primary School rugby team are celebrating their 7-1 win at the Aviva Schools Tag Rugby Final which took place on Saturday on the hallowed turf of Twickenham in front of a 81,193 strong crowd.
Boys and girls aged 7 and 8 from the top performing school have worked hard throughout the season with the support of Berkswell and Balsall RFC.