Monthly Archives: April 2014

Rolling, rolling, rolling…

Big congratulations to the Bardsley family where both mother and son won prizes at the 2014 Warley Woods Easter Egg Roll. A fine morning, a couple of hundred people out enjoying themselves in the sunshine on the meadow.    

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And the headliners are….

Via Enjoy Bearwood… we are told that the top of the bill on the main stage on Mayday in Lightwoods Park are a band who recorded one of the biggest hits ever to come out of Birmingham. Musical Youth's 'Pass … Continue reading

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Dexy’s star on the main stage

The Enjoy Bearwood Facebook page has announced one of the major acts on the main music stage in Lightwoods Park will be one of the founder member's of Dexy's Midnight Runners…Pete Williams! And hey… the headline act is still to … Continue reading

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A little Lightwoods Ale…

Enville Ales who partnered with the Friends of Lightwoods Park for last year’s beer festival on Mayday will be back in the park this year working in conjunction with Black Country Ales, the owners of the new bar in Bearwood. … Continue reading

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Have you got what it takes?

The Sandwell's Strongest Man competition returns on May Bank Holiday weekend in a trial of strength spread over two days, culminating in the spectacular in Lightwoods Park as part of the Mayday Festival. Last year's event saw the winners being … Continue reading

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Mayday, mayday, mayday… is there anyone out there?

Cherie O’Sullivan has been distinctly underwhelmed by her request to the 400+ members of the Friends of Lightwoods Park and House for volunteers to help out on Mayday in the park. Now…we all know you didn’t think you had to … Continue reading

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Smethwick Fusion on Mayday

Morris Men vs Bhangra Dancers! Last year the Lightwoods Park mayday festival featured Morris Dancers and Dhol Drummers. They both proved so popular, we decided this year to see if we could put together the two…and now we can reveal, … Continue reading

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Wow!!!

Congratulations to Divine and Amelia Wallace, who scooped the 1st prizes in the Bearwood Wow Factor! young talent show at Thimblemill Library last night. Divine and Amelia got the prizes, but there were a whole bunch of winners in both … Continue reading

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It’s the talent show tonight…

…at your local library!    

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Congratulations Julie

Bearwood lass Julie Walters is to be given the highest award the British Academy of Film and Television Arts can bestow when she is awarded a BAFTA Fellowship next month. Julie is a patron of the Warley Woods Community Trust, … Continue reading

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