Brumbeat Music bring Esther Turner to Balsall Common

Brum Beat Music Ltd - Balsall's Got the Voice Main Sponsor
Brum Beat Music Ltd – Balsall’s Got the Voice Main Sponsor

Brumbeat Music Ltd are bringing an evening of top live music to The Lant on Meeting House Lane on Friday 20th March, with tickets for a 2 course meal with 3 top acts on open sale to the community.

A top line-up includes two local rising stars familiar with Birmingham’s famous music venue The JamHouse and one veteran regularly seen at Liverpool’s iconic Cavern Club, the venue famous for launching the career of The Beatles.

Birmingham based 18 year old Esther Turner is accustomed to appearing on the big stage, having already supported Katy Perry at the NEC’s LG Arena. The hugely popular 18 year old singer-songwriter has a sizeable fanbase, with bags of talent and personality.

Esther Turner – Open a Smile (orginal song)

19 year old Paris Georgia, a star of last year’s Balsall Common Festival, is no stranger to the big stage either, having performed at Wembley Arena, with her latest song currently enjoying airplay on BBC Radio. The self styled Country Pop singer songwriter is busy recording a new EP.

Paris Georgia – Gotta Let Go (original song)

Tony Skeggs

Singer, guitarist and raconteur Tony Skeggs is a 30 year veteran of the music scene and regular performer at Liverpool’s iconic Cavern Club.

Tickets for this music event complete with a 2 course meal are on general sale at £25 per head, enquiries for which can be directed to Craig Burgess by emailing craig.burgess.emails @

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Doors open 7pm
2 course meal
Tickets; £25 per person
This is a Berkswell Cricket Club fundraiser with tickets on open sale to the community.

Update: SOLD OUT

Esther Turner performs Rihanna’s Diamonds

Balsall Common Run Club Santa Dash


25 dashing Santa Claus impersonators raised £145.75 as Balsall Common Run Club and guests ran a 4 mile course around the streets of Balsall Common for Cancer Research UK on Sunday 21st December.


Hot on the heels of the successful Lions Santa tour residents supported the event with real enthusiasm as Run Club Chairman Paul Yeoman explains:


“It went really well. We had great support from locals, with drivers hooting their horns and even stopping us to donate to our collection tins.”



Balsall Common Run Club meets on Thursday evenings and Saturday mornings and new members are welcome. For further information call Paul Yeoman on 07989 149912.




Balsall’s biggest bonfire and fireworks event set to go

Balsall Common Lions join forces with the Sport Association
Balsall Common Lions join forces with the Sport Association

Pupils at the Heart of England School have been busy working on a magnificent despicable giant mural for Balsall Common’s big bonfire and fireworks display, to be held at The Lant on Saturday 8th November, in a joint venture staged by the local Lions and Berkswell & Balsall Common Sports Association. In true Lions tradition the giant mural is set for a short life-span, scheduled as it is for destruction in flames at the front of this year’s bonfire.


Organisers have kept the economy’s inflationary pressures at bay by freezing all entrance-fees at 2013 levels, with event timetable and pricing as follows:


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Balsall Common’s big Bonfire and Fireworks display

Balsall Common Lions join forces with the Sport Association
Balsall Common Lions join forces with the Sport Association

The Balsall Common Lions have teamed up with the Berkswell and Balsall Common Sports Association, signifying the merger of the area’s two biggest bonfire and fireworks events. The experienced Lions team bring their event to the village centre facilities at The Lant for the first time ever on Saturday 8th November. Gates open at 6pm. Prices as listed on posters.