2013 fete and party in the park – timetable

Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park - Main Sponsor 2013-14
Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – Main Sponsor 2013-14


‘By the community for the community, aiming to raise money for local causes, the provisional timetable for the 2nd Balsall Common fete and Party on Saturday 28th September is as follows:


Gates open at 13:00


Main arena/Main Stage


  • 13:00 Giocoso Saxophone Quartet
  • 13:30 Dog display (sponsored by Mogz and Dogz)
  • 14:00 Grand opening by Solihull Mayor followed by prize fancy dress (prizes by Balsall Common Taekwondo)
  • 14:25 Taekwondo
  • 14:45 Animated Dance Academy
  • 15:15 Zumba
  • 15:40 Centre Stage perform excerpts from the hit West End musical ‘Our House’
  • 16:15 Raffle

    Outer arena and other spaces

  • 13:00 – 16:30 Free tennis for all ages (racquets and balls provided)
  • – – Tennis Fun Factory for kids
  • – – Hitting against the multi-speed ball machine
  • – – Cardio Tennis (fitness and music)
  • 14:00 – 14:20 Giocoso Saxophone Quartet (tent)
  • 14:45 – 15:15 Blessed Robert Grissold Choir (Tent of Tranquility)
  • 15:00 – 15:20 Giocoso Saxophone Quartet (tent)
  • 15:00 – 15:40 Dog Show (organised by Mogz and Dogz*)
  • There will also be butchery demonstrations courtesy of Oakes Farm Shop, plus an aero model display by a local club.



    Party in the Park


  • 16:30 BWR (Berkswell Windmill Radio) Roadshow presented by Liam Sawyer
  • 17:30 DJ
  • 18:00 Dino Baptiste
  • 18:45 DJ
  • 19:15 A Few Good Men
  • 20:00 DJ
  • 20:15 A Few Good Men
  • Headline Act – A Few Good Men

    The ultimate covers band ‘A Few Good Men’ boast a line-up of musicians and vocalists with a string of Top 40 hits, having played between them in successful bands including the Electric Light Orchestra.


    Timings and performances subject to change

    Balsall Common fete and Party in the Park – general information


  • Gates open: 13:00
  • Venue: The Lant Community and Sports Ground, Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common. CV7 7GE
  • Advance tickets: Adults £2; Children £1; Family £5
  • On the gates: Adults £3; Children £2; Family £8
  • Sales outlets: Oakes Farm Shop; Bengal Brasserie; Balsall Common Pharmacy; The Lant (cricket/tennis club)
  • Email enquiries: mlm@familymarsden.co.uk
  • Sponsorship: craig.bcfete@tsunamail.com
  • Map Link: https://maps.google.co.uk/?q=CV77GE

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